Catherine Reynolds v Bombardier Aerospace, Shorts

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Breach of contract; Holiday Pay

The claimant presented a claim for unpaid holiday pay. The salient issue was whether the tribunal had jurisdiction to entertain the claimant’s claim having regard to the provisions of Art.7 of the Industrial Tribunals Extension of Jurisdiction Order (NI) 1994 regarding the time-limit for presenting her claim.

The claimant suffered from auto immune syndrome hepatitis and was unable to return thereafter to her employment. Whilst she received a figure of holiday pay there was a balance owing which was not paid by the respondent at the termination of her employment.

In 2013 the claimant became aware, as a result of an ECJ decision of Stringer v HMRC [2009] IRLR 214, of the ability of an

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This article is correct at 23/05/2014

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