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Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case
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Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case

Apr 6th 2021, 8:05 PM 53,893 Views 14 Comments

The appeal by Tomasz Zalewski over the treatment of his complaint alleging unfair dismissal from his job is an important test case.

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 42,567 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal
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Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal

Jan 26th 2021, 1:43 PM 41,011 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
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Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup

Jan 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,914 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students
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WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students

Dec 24th 2020, 3:18 PM 30,132 Views 0 Comments

The school denied discrimination and said there is no non fee-paying Church of Ireland school in the area.

HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers
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HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers

Dec 10th 2020, 7:51 PM 8,354 Views 0 Comments

During the economic crisis, Section 39 organisations were told by the HSE to cut staff pay – but they were not restored.

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 52,720 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Catering firm ordered to pay €3,500 to worker over boss's boxer shorts photo
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Catering firm ordered to pay €3,500 to worker over boss's boxer shorts photo

Nov 19th 2020, 1:37 PM 41,817 Views 0 Comments

The woman resigned from the company after finding the images “quite disgusting and most upsetting”.

School secretaries secure agreement for 'regularised' conditions at WRC
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School secretaries secure agreement for 'regularised' conditions at WRC

Oct 28th 2020, 11:33 AM 19,960 Views 9 Comments

The long-standing dispute between the union and the government centres on a two-tier pay system for school secretaries.

'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 27,692 Views 0 Comments

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

Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him
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Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him

Jun 2nd 2020, 7:08 PM 41,083 Views 28 Comments

Baneham found that McGrath’s role with Focus Ireland “was ended through unlawful and less favourable treatment because of his age”.

Female boss paid €97,000 less than male colleague wins case at Workplace Relations Commission
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Female boss paid €97,000 less than male colleague wins case at Workplace Relations Commission

May 14th 2020, 4:37 PM 75,298 Views 78 Comments

The WRC adjudication officer determined that the GM was discriminated against on the grounds of gender.

Trainee hairdresser awarded €5,600 after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
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Trainee hairdresser awarded €5,600 after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

May 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 22,120 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Dublin Bus sacks bus driver who declared 10 buses defective in two days over collapsed driver's seat cushions
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Dublin Bus sacks bus driver who declared 10 buses defective in two days over collapsed driver's seat cushions

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:37 PM 87,273 Views 0 Comments

Asked by an Inspector to point out a defect on the seat the driver allegedly pointed to a crease on the left side of the seat cloth.

Major retailer ordered to pay €15,000 to manager unfairly dismissed for hugging staff
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Major retailer ordered to pay €15,000 to manager unfairly dismissed for hugging staff

Feb 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 52,153 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission said the dismissal caused the man reputational damage.

Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims
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Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims

Feb 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 43,058 Views 0 Comments

James Murphy had been working for the company for 16 years.

Female worker sexually assaulted in series of incidents awarded €25,000
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Female worker sexually assaulted in series of incidents awarded €25,000

Jan 27th 2020, 6:12 PM 42,610 Views 0 Comments

An investigation carried out by the employer did not uphold any of her sex harassment allegations.

Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace
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Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace

Jan 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 43,888 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

School secretaries to suspend work-to-rule industrial action to allow for WRC talks
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School secretaries to suspend work-to-rule industrial action to allow for WRC talks

Jan 21st 2020, 7:45 AM 7,153 Views 44 Comments

Fórsa head of education Andy Pike said the talks needed to yield real and significant progress.

Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling
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Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling

Jan 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 22,650 Views 26 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that a man suffered “indirect discrimination” after being denied a licence.

Pakistani asylum seeker was 'indirectly discriminated' against when refused a learner driving licence
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Pakistani asylum seeker was 'indirectly discriminated' against when refused a learner driving licence

Jan 16th 2020, 2:31 PM 27,318 Views 10 Comments

The agency was ordered to pay the man €2,500, but the man was refused a licence when he applied again.

Civil servant who used a shed as a place to express for breastfeeding at work awarded €3k
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Civil servant who used a shed as a place to express for breastfeeding at work awarded €3k

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 24,398 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought to a conclusion at the Workplace Relations Commission last month.

Deli worker kissed on the neck and pinched by colleague awarded €20,000 for ongoing sexual harassment
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Deli worker kissed on the neck and pinched by colleague awarded €20,000 for ongoing sexual harassment

Jan 1st 2020, 12:25 PM 42,529 Views 33 Comments

The woman gave evidence of incidents where she said she felt personally threatened .

Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months
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Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months

Dec 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,014 Views 5 Comments

In the first 10 months of the year, the WRC held over 4,000 adjudication hearings.

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims
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HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:51 PM 31,293 Views 0 Comments

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Senior executive awarded €7k after being sacked over 'very offensive' WhatsApp messages
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Senior executive awarded €7k after being sacked over 'very offensive' WhatsApp messages

Dec 20th 2019, 5:22 PM 42,939 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission has found that he was unfairly dismissed.

Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave
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Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave

Dec 19th 2019, 5:59 PM 46,069 Views 0 Comments

In the case, the paramedic attended a football match the day after he went on sick leave.

Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family
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Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family

Dec 18th 2019, 6:08 PM 35,656 Views 0 Comments

A mother and her two children took cases to the Workplace Relations Commission, claiming they’d been discriminated against.

Woman whose CEO hacked into her phone and downloaded intimate photos awarded €94k
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Woman whose CEO hacked into her phone and downloaded intimate photos awarded €94k

Dec 9th 2019, 7:47 PM 50,743 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission ruled in favour of the woman’s case alleging sexual harassment and unfair dismissal.

Care workers secure win after Labour Court recommends they can wear football jerseys to work
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Care workers secure win after Labour Court recommends they can wear football jerseys to work

Nov 28th 2019, 3:54 PM 16,532 Views 0 Comments

The issue went to the Labour Court after a resolution couldn’t be reached at the WRC.

Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation
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Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation

Nov 25th 2019, 4:00 PM 34,847 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found against the Zak Group production company.

Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC
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Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC

Nov 11th 2019, 5:48 PM 6,950 Views 10 Comments

The dispute centres on pay, working conditions and union recognition.

Firm ordered to pay €30,000 to woman after chef 'sexually harassed her and pinched her bottom'
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Firm ordered to pay €30,000 to woman after chef 'sexually harassed her and pinched her bottom'

Oct 14th 2019, 5:17 PM 25,013 Views 0 Comments

The company provides catering services at the offices of a government department.

Landlord fined €12,000 for refusing to accept rent allowance from Latvian woman
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Landlord fined €12,000 for refusing to accept rent allowance from Latvian woman

Oct 9th 2019, 5:17 PM 34,099 Views 0 Comments

The tenant said the landlord left her in a position where she could not avail of the HAP scheme for a period of over twenty-three months.

Nursing home manager sacked after sharing images of dead resident on Facebook
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Nursing home manager sacked after sharing images of dead resident on Facebook

Oct 7th 2019, 4:30 PM 71,920 Views 0 Comments

The nursing home sacked the nurse manager for gross misconduct in November 2018.

Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case
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Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case

Oct 3rd 2019, 5:10 PM 53,145 Views 75 Comments

The WRC said the school had discriminated against her in the interview process for a principal post.

Education minister agrees to bring school secretaries dispute to Workplace Relations Commission
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Education minister agrees to bring school secretaries dispute to Workplace Relations Commission

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:24 PM 7,122 Views 9 Comments

The dispute centres around the fact that only a few hundred of the country’s 3,500 secretaries are paid directly by the Department.

Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school
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Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school

Sep 24th 2019, 9:07 PM 44,154 Views 0 Comments

The father took the gender discrimination case under the Equal Status Act at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face'
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Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face'

Sep 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,652 Views 29 Comments

Staff at the school have raised a number of issues about pay and conditions.

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 97,352 Views 0 Comments

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

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