Case Number: ADJ-00000068. Workplace Relations Commission

CourtWorkplace Relations Commission
Docket NumberADJ-00000068
Date25 April 2016
PartiesEmployee v A Hotel
ADJUDICATION OFFICER DECISION

Adjudication Decision Reference: ADJ-00000068

Complaint for Resolution:

Act

Complaint/Dispute Reference No.

Date of Receipt

Complainant is seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under section 7 of the Terms of Employment (Information) Act, 1994

CA-00000118-001

07/10/2015

Date of Adjudication Hearing: 08/01/2016

Workplace Relations Commission Adjudication Officer: Patsy Doyle

Procedure:

In accordance with Section 41(4) of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015, following the referral of the complaint to me by the Director General, I inquired into the complaint and gave the parties an opportunity to be heard by me and to present to me any evidence relevant to the complaint.

Complainant’s Submission and Presentation:

The Complainants representative gave an outline of the complaint. Her Uncle had worked at the respondent Hotel as kitchen porter on a full time basis from 2004.In 2013 , his hours were reduced .An issue arose regarding a delay in accessing three weeks annual leave in late 2013, which was resolved . The Complainant broke his leg early in 2014 and was on unpaid sick leave. On his recovery, the Hotel informed him that there were no hours available for him.

This situation continued and on 28th August 2014, The Complainant applied for his redundancy entitlement by registered mail which remained unanswered by the respondent. The Complainant passed away in July 2015. The Representative for the Complainant contended that he was badly treated by his employer and wished for his rights to be vindicated. The claim before the WRC referred to Section 7 of the Terms of Employment (Information) Act, 1994.

Respondent’s Submission and Presentation:

The Respondent did not attend the hearing. I delayed...

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