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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Female boss paid €97,000 less than male colleague wins case at Workplace Relations Commission Gender Pay Gap

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trainee hairdresser awarded €5,600 after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy Dismissal

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

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus sacks bus driver who declared 10 buses defective in two days over collapsed driver's seat cushions WRC

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Major retailer ordered to pay €15,000 to manager unfairly dismissed for hugging staff Workplace Relations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims Compensation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Female worker sexually assaulted in series of incidents awarded €25,000 WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace Harassment

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

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie School secretaries to suspend work-to-rule industrial action to allow for WRC talks Secretaries

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government aiming for 'successful conclusion' to asylum seeker driver licence question after WRC ruling WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani asylum seeker was 'indirectly discriminated' against when refused a learner driving licence WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Civil servant who used a shed as a place to express for breastfeeding at work awarded €3k Discrimination Case

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Deli worker kissed on the neck and pinched by colleague awarded €20,000 for ongoing sexual harassment Sexual Harassment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months WRC

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

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

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

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

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Senior executive awarded €7k after being sacked over 'very offensive' WhatsApp messages WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman whose CEO hacked into her phone and downloaded intimate photos awarded €94k Fashion Company

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Care workers secure win after Labour Court recommends they can wear football jerseys to work SIPTU

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC Speed Cameras

Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC

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

From TheJournal.ie Firm ordered to pay €30,000 to woman after chef 'sexually harassed her and pinched her bottom' WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Landlord fined €12,000 for refusing to accept rent allowance from Latvian woman WRC

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home manager sacked after sharing images of dead resident on Facebook Employment Dispute

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Education minister agrees to bring school secretaries dispute to Workplace Relations Commission WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face' Exclusive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy' Maternity Leave

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

From TheJournal.ie Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling WRC

Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling

The decision follows a case taken by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC).

From TheJournal.ie 'Frustrating' regulations affecting ethnic restaurants as work permit crackdown continues Takeaways

'Frustrating' regulations affecting ethnic restaurants as work permit crackdown continues

A backlog in applications also means the current processing time for standard work permit applications is 13 weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Retailer ordered to pay €15k to worker who had her left breast 'patted' by boss at staff meeting WRC

Retailer ordered to pay €15k to worker who had her left breast 'patted' by boss at staff meeting

The fashion retailer suspended the manager and he immediately resigned his position.

From TheJournal.ie Wednesday's planned strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead after talks fail WRC

Wednesday's planned strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead after talks fail

Siptu has accused the government of abusing the conciliation process.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal Revenue

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal

The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.

From TheJournal.ie Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage Compensation

Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage

The case was brought before the workplace relations commission.

From TheJournal.ie HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure Discrimination Claim

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure

The dentist agreed to provide a written apology to the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin employee receives €7,000 after homophobic graffiti was posted in his workplace Offensive And Deplorable

Dublin employee receives €7,000 after homophobic graffiti was posted in his workplace

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the employer “had not taken the reasonably practicable steps to prevent harassment”.

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