Ekeolu v Murphy t/a Vaders Cleaning Solutions [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 17538/19
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Unlawful Deduction from Wages

The claimant was a cleaner engaged by the respondent to clean Bridge House Apartments.  This work had begun in May 2019 and after three weeks the work came to an end on 18th June 2019.   It was agreed that it was a zero hours contract with the claimant informed at the end of each working day whether he was required for the next day or there was a text message informing the claimant that he was required for particular hours. 

The issue arising between the parties was that the claimant stated that he had worked for six days prior to the work ending on 18th June 2019 and he was not paid for this work.  An initial  issue did arise around entitlement as the claimant

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This article is correct at 03/06/2020
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