Amy Montague v The Board of Governors of St Patrick’s Primary School & The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools

  • Case Reference
    2326/15
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Temporary fixed term contracts; Redundancy

The claimant had been employed by the first-named respondent as a temporary teacher from August 2014 until August 2015 on a 12 month fixed term contract. The expiry of the fixed term contract was considered a dismissal for the purposes of the 1996 Order. The respondent argued that the dismissal was due to a combination of funding difficulties and the temporary nature of the contract.

The respondent argued that the dismissal was due to a combination of funding difficulties and the temporary nature of the contract. The tribunal held that, because the teaching staff was due to

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This article is correct at 04/08/2016
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