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Employment Rights Appeal Form

Employment Rights Appeals

Appeals to the Labour Court can also be done through the Labour Court's Portal. Access to the Portal as well as on information on how to use it can be found by following this link: HERE

An appeal of an Adjudications Officer’s decision under the various Employment Rights enactments must be made to the Labour Court using the Employment Rights Appeal Form.  (Word Version)  Please see guidance notes here for further information on the use of this form.

Such an appeal must be given to the Labour Court within 42 days of the date of the Adjudication Officer’s Decision. The date of the Decision of the Adjudication Officer/service by an Inspector of a Compliance Notice will count as day one of the 42 days. Appeals sent by post can be given to the Court in the ordinary course of the Court’s business and the day of receipt will be recorded using a date stamp manually applied during the ordinary course of business on the day the appeal is received. Appeals submitted by email at can be made up to 12 midnight on the 42nd day and the date of receipt will be the date and time automatically recorded on the email system.

For further information please see the Labour Court User's Guide which should be read in conjunction with the Labour Court Rules 2024