Case Number: ADJ-00000171. Workplace Relations Commission

CourtWorkplace Relations Commission
Judgment Date01 September 2017
Docket NumberADJ-00000171
PartiesA Worker v A Security Company
ADJUDICATION OFFICER DECISION/RECOMMENDATION Adjudication Reference: ADJ-00000171 Parties:

Complainant

Respondent

Parties

A Worker

A Security Company

Representatives

Hazel Atkins - Sean Ormonde & Co Solicitors. Dan Walshe B.L.

Complaint(s):

Act

Complaint/Dispute Reference No.

Date of Receipt

Complaint seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under Section 8 of the Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977

CA-00000254-001

15/10/2015

Complaint seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under Section 11 of the Minimum Notice & Terms of Employment Act, 1973

CA-00000254-002

15/10/2015

Complaint seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under section 27 of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997

CA-00000254-003

15/10/2015

Complaint seeking adjudication by the Workplace Relations Commission under section 6 of the Payment of Wages Act, 1991

CA-00000254-004

15/10/2015

Date of Adjudication Hearing: 11/08/2017

Workplace Relations Commission Adjudication Officer: Niamh O'Carroll Kelly

Procedure:

In accordance with Section 41(4) of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015 and following the presentation by an employee of a complaint of a contravention by an employer of an Act contained in Schedule 5 of the Workplace Relations Act of 2015 or such other act as may be referred to in the 2015 Act, made to the Director General and following a referral by the said Director General of this matter to the Adjudication services, I can confirm that I have fulfilled my obligation to make all relevant inquiries into the complaint or dispute. I have additionally and where appropriate heard the oral evidence of the parties and their witnesses and have taken account of the evidence tendered in the course of the hearing.

The Complainant herein has referred a number of matters for dispute resolution under Section 8 Unfair Dismissal Act, 1977, Section 11 Minimum Notice & Terms of Employment Act 1973, Section 27 Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and Section 6 Payment of Wages Act, 1991 and the referrals have been made within six months of the initial circumstances of the relevant dispute/contravention.

The complainant withdrew his claim CA 254-004 (Section 6 Payment of Wages Act, 1991.)

A letter was produced from the Liquidator assigned to the respondent company stating that he would not be in attendance at the hearing. On that basis I proceeded in his absence.

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