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Firm ordered to pay €10,000 to worker made redundant during first Covid-19 lockdown
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Firm ordered to pay €10,000 to worker made redundant during first Covid-19 lockdown

Mar 25th 2021, 3:53 PM 42,603 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld
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Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld

Nov 19th 2020, 4:45 PM 52,734 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness
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'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 AM 27,738 Views 0 Comments

The woman took a discrimination case against her employer, a residential disability service.

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
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'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal

Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 6,836 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.

Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year
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Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year

Sep 13th 2019, 4:34 PM 97,359 Views 0 Comments

The WRC said there were substantial grounds for the worker’s dismissal.

Mayo retailer to pay €20,000 to woman who was unfairly dismissed in dispute over 12 ham slices
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Mayo retailer to pay €20,000 to woman who was unfairly dismissed in dispute over 12 ham slices

Jul 18th 2019, 6:13 PM 70,951 Views 0 Comments

Details of the case was heard at the Labour Court.

Pregnant woman who felt isolated and humiliated by male boss awarded €16,500
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Pregnant woman who felt isolated and humiliated by male boss awarded €16,500

May 9th 2019, 7:32 PM 36,365 Views 0 Comments

The woman worked at the accountancy firm from 2006 to 2018.

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments
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Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments

Apr 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 40,442 Views 0 Comments

Dr Ali Selim is one of the leading figures in the Irish Muslim community.

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
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Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

Apr 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 20,130 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Care home worker loses unfair dismissal claim after she called service user 'a little s**t'
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Care home worker loses unfair dismissal claim after she called service user 'a little s**t'

Mar 11th 2019, 10:50 PM 22,883 Views 0 Comments

The WRC dismissed the woman’s claim after finding that her claim was not well-founded.

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action
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Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action

Feb 21st 2019, 5:15 PM 18,823 Views 0 Comments

The patient’s grand-daughter alleged that on 26 April 2018 the care-worker had verbally threatened her grandmother.

Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station
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Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station

Feb 18th 2019, 3:45 PM 80,461 Views 0 Comments

The WRC has ordered the man’s former employer to pay him €20,000 for his unfair dismissal.

Packaging firm ordered to pay €12,500 to unfairly dismissed pregnant worker
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Packaging firm ordered to pay €12,500 to unfairly dismissed pregnant worker

Feb 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 19,824 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s P45 was left on her desk while she was on sick leave.

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000
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Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 37,109 Views 0 Comments

The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.

Pregnant woman who was dismissed after being asked if she had 'too much Supermac's' awarded €14,000
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Pregnant woman who was dismissed after being asked if she had 'too much Supermac's' awarded €14,000

Jan 7th 2019, 5:43 PM 49,930 Views 0 Comments

The hotel which employed the woman was ordered to pay her compensation by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Hotel worker who claimed manager told him that he had his 'head up his a**e' awarded €1,700
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Hotel worker who claimed manager told him that he had his 'head up his a**e' awarded €1,700

Nov 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 30,231 Views 0 Comments

The dispute arose after the worker went home from his job early one evening in December 2017.

Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case
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Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 18,372 Views 0 Comments

His company said the email sent to the CEO in America had “intimidating content”.

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case
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Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case

Oct 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 62,950 Views 0 Comments

During an investigation, the man told his employer that he did not know that the emergency stop button was only to be used in actual emergencies.

Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal
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Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal

Oct 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 56,489 Views 0 Comments

The case was taken after the complainant alleged that he was bullied and undermined by his manager before he was sacked.

Worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about 'bosses' awarded €7,700
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Worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about 'bosses' awarded €7,700

Sep 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 33,921 Views 26 Comments

The woman alleged the managing director of the company had kicked her chair and shouted at her, which started the furore.

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000
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A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

Sep 6th 2018, 2:45 PM 3,039 Views 2 Comments

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time
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Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

Sep 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,392 Views 14 Comments

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

Woman bullied and accused of doing 'crap job of running' property company awarded €12,500
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Woman bullied and accused of doing 'crap job of running' property company awarded €12,500

Aug 30th 2018, 6:01 AM 24,792 Views 0 Comments

The WRC heard how the woman was harassed by the company’s clients following the economic downturn.

Ministerial driver sacked over expense claims has unfair dismissal case rejected by WRC
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Ministerial driver sacked over expense claims has unfair dismissal case rejected by WRC

Aug 29th 2018, 6:20 AM 29,490 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought when the driver had his contract terminated after providing insufficient proof for his expenses.

Woman awarded €8,000 after being sacked for not being pushy enough with customers
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Woman awarded €8,000 after being sacked for not being pushy enough with customers

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 71,936 Views 46 Comments

The woman lasted just 34 days in her employment as store manager for a Dublin outlet of a family-run business.

Employer who sacked worker after secretly filming him siphoning off diesel 'behaved reasonably'
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Employer who sacked worker after secretly filming him siphoning off diesel 'behaved reasonably'

Aug 21st 2018, 6:20 AM 41,957 Views 0 Comments

The worker had complained that the covert surveillance breached his privacy.

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000
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Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000

Aug 12th 2018, 7:30 AM 49,612 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been working at the company for a little over a month.

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking
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Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

Aug 11th 2018, 7:10 AM 43,651 Views 0 Comments

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.

Bar manager sacked after his 11-year-old son was seen carrying pint glasses to customers awarded €3,270
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Bar manager sacked after his 11-year-old son was seen carrying pint glasses to customers awarded €3,270

Aug 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 42,807 Views 0 Comments

The man had been working at the pub for 27 years.

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules
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NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

Aug 7th 2018, 2:54 PM 34,130 Views 0 Comments

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000
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Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

Aug 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 87,499 Views 62 Comments

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

Childcare worker who had rock thrown at him and was regularly threatened wins €15k compensation
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Childcare worker who had rock thrown at him and was regularly threatened wins €15k compensation

Jul 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 22,421 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission said the man had “no alternative but to resign” because of how he was treated.

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation
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Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

Jul 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 41,506 Views 0 Comments

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe
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'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

Jul 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,374 Views 0 Comments

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex
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Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex

Jun 21st 2018, 2:00 PM 57,479 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission has ordered his employer to pay the man €6,500 after finding that his dismissal was unfair.

Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case
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Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case

May 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 49,298 Views 0 Comments

The man disputed the absenteeism records kept by his former employer, and sought to be reinstated.

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal
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HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

Apr 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,344 Views 0 Comments

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

Citywest Hotel was ordered to pay a worker accused of making 'lewd comments' to a guest
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Citywest Hotel was ordered to pay a worker accused of making 'lewd comments' to a guest

Apr 5th 2018, 1:49 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

The former security guard was awarded €6,000 in an unfair dismissal claim.

Tesco has quashed a payout for a worker accused of stealing cash from self-scan tills
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Tesco has quashed a payout for a worker accused of stealing cash from self-scan tills

Mar 15th 2018, 3:24 PM 2,160 Views 0 Comments

CCTV showed the man accessing the note dispensers – but he claimed he was unfairly dismissed.

Former airport search officer awarded over €9k after being sacked for 'supporting medicinal cannabis'
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Former airport search officer awarded over €9k after being sacked for 'supporting medicinal cannabis'

Mar 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 65,050 Views 0 Comments

The man claimed he was fired for his political beliefs but failed to get reinstated to his position.

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