The Labour Court has awarded €75,000 in for discriminatory dismissal after employer didn’t provide reasonable accommodation due to his disability and subsequently discriminatorily dismissed him.
Generally, an employee needs at least one years’ service with their employer to bring an unfair dismissal claim to the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”). However, there are exceptions to this general rule.
The Complainant, Anthony Kenny commenced employment with the Respondent, Bord Na Mona Plc, on 15th May 1975, as a General...
Court of Appeal: Damages increased for man after trade union breached his right to earn a livelihood
The Court of Appeal has increased a damages award for a man who had his constitutional right to earn a livelihood infringed by a trade union.
Many of the State’s largest employers have said they plan to demand staff return to the office for at least part of the...
In the recent decision of Leigh Bell v Cope Limited t/a Cope Galway, UDD2145 the Complainant had been awarded €8,400 in compensation for her constructive dismissal by the Respondent. On appeal to the Labour Court this decision was overturned, and the Court concluded that the Complainant was
A solicitor who says she was sacked by leading law firm Arthur Cox after criticising a senior colleague has issued proceedings against the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) over the handling of her unfair dismissal case.