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Woman sacked after telling boss of pregnancy awarded 30,000
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • March 16 2017

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has recently ordered a seafood restaurant to pay 30,000 compensation (one years’ salary) to a former


Employment Law Update: Dismissal for Deliberate Manipulation of Company Policy Found to be Fair
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 15 2017

In a recent case, the Labour Court found that the dismissal of an employee for deliberate manipulation of company policy and misuse of the company


Employment Law Update: Letter for Social Welfare Application Held to be Notice of Redundancy
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 14 2017

A recent decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal held that a letter drafted for an employee for social welfare purposes stating that the employer


Reducing Employee Pay - Latest Case Law, and Best Practice for Employers
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

Recent cases have likely put to bed the long-running debate regarding "reductions" of pay versus "deductions" of pay. Confusion in the area of the


Disability and Reasonable Accommodation: Both Employment Agencies and End Users Expected to Consider Options before Taking Steps to Dismiss a Worker
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2017

Mr Gerard Cahill worked for Arravasc from October 2014, a company involved in the design and marketing of medical devices. Mr Cahill obtained this


Assault and harassment: When is an employer responsible for the acts of an employee?
  • ByrneWallace
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2017

In this update we review the recent English case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited 2016 EWHC 3104 (involving an alleged assault at a


How the Trump Administration May Impact the Oversight and Enforcement of Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Protections
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • Ireland, USA
  • March 3 2017

On the campaign trail, President Trump vowed to “dismantle” Dodd-Frank. Dodd-Frank was enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to curtail


Judicial review - Timing is everything
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • Ireland
  • March 1 2017

This month we explore two recent decisions in the education sector regarding the timing of judicial review applications. The first of these cases


Consideration of “alternative duties” before dismissal
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • February 27 2017

The Labour Court has recently ruled in the case of Noonan Services Group Ltd -v- Elvira Kravcova concerning an unfair dismissal claim brought by an


Noonan Services Group Limited -v- Elvira Kravcova
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • February 27 2017

The Labour Court has recently ruled on a case conceing an unfair dismissal claim brought by an employee engaged as a cleaner (“the Claimant”) against