Campbell v The Chairman and Secretary as Representatives of the PSNI Football Club [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Employment Status; National Minimum Wage; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant in this case was a serving police officer who held a number of football coaching qualifications.  Upon the promotion of PSNI Football Club to the Championship League One, the manager was required to have at least the UEFA B License.  The manager at that time, James Kirk, did not have that qualification yet the claimant did.   Therefore, it was agreed that Mr Kirk would swap roles with the claimant, who had been a coach at that time.   This was essentially only for external purposes and for all intents and purposes Mr Kirk remained as the manager. The claimant outlined that he did not ask for or expect to be paid for the swap in roles.

This swap was

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This article is correct at 02/10/2019

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