Case Number: ADJ-00000226. Workplace Relations Commission

CourtWorkplace Relations Commission
Docket NumberADJ-00000226
Date25 February 2016
PartiesAn Employee v An Employer

Adjudication Decision Reference: ADJ-00000226

Complaint for Resolution:


Complaint/Dispute Reference No.

Date of Receipt

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



Date of Adjudication Hearing: 13/01/2016

Workplace Relations Commission Adjudication Officer: Pat Brady


In accordance with Section 41(4) of the Workplace Relations Act, 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 complainant commenced work with the respondent on March 18th 2015 and left on April 18th, one month later. He claimed he did not receive payment for all the weeks he works and that he was owed €2,500. He calculated this on the basis of the offer of an annual salary of €26,000 giving him €500 per week, approximately.

Respondent’s Submission and Presentation:

The respondent outlined the complainant’s working time, and payments arising as follows.

Week ending (in each case, and with some rounding of figures) March 25th, 5 days €500, March 31st 2 days, €200, April 8th, 2 days, €200, April 15th 3 days, €300. This adds up in fact to a total of €1275.00 gross payment due to the complainant which, after deductions works out at €830.

It provided evidence at the hearing of payments to this amount having been made to the complainant at various stages and evidence was shown of the complainant having signed for the amounts.

The complainant did not dispute the evidence offered by the respondent.

Finding and Conclusions:

I have considered all the relevant evidence oral and written that...

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