Iwona Drozd v Money Matters NI, Diane Magee, Jill Magee [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Employee status

The claimant sought payment for arrears of pay for work carried out by for the respondents. The claimant in her claim stated she had asked on three occasions whether the respondents wanted her to leave, money being the issue, but that they insisted she stay and promised payment. The respondents resisted the claim by arguing that the claimant was not an employee or worker providing service but began a work experience placement arranged through Southern Regional College. The claimant commenced work experience with the third-named respondent and, in essence, the dispute concerned whether an offer of employment or payment was made to the claimant to take effect from the end of her course.

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This article is correct at 10/07/2014

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