Worker wins €50k compensation
A Fórsa member has been awarded around €50,000 in compensation after the union spotted significant breaches of fixed-time workers’ legislation.
The union successfully argued that their local authority employer had breached the legislation by treating the worker less favourably than permanent employees. The council had failed to pay increments or issue a contract of indefinite duration.
Fórsa successfully argued that the council had breached the legislation by issuing more fixed-term contracts than the law allows.