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1.25m - record award under the Unfair Dismissals Acts
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 25 2015

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (the "EAT") has made a record award of 1.25m under the Unfair Dismissals Acts in a claim for constructive


Injunction sought under new whistleblowing law
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 22 2015

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") came into force on 15 July 2014. The Act includes a new form of interim relief where an employee, who


High Court refuses appeal under agency workers legislation
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2015

A truck driver who was engaged by a recruitment agency to drive for Greenstar Limited has lost his challenge in the High Court that his employment


Industrial relations reform
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2015

The Government recently published two significant new Bills which will reform the industrial relations landscape in Ireland. The new legislation will


"We're all going on a summer holidaybut at what cost?"
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 28 2015

In our January 2015 briefing ("Calculating Holiday Pay - Lock down what you should be paying"), we considered the potential impact for employers in


Employer’s failure to reasonably accommodate employee leads to 20,000 award
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

The Equality Tribunal recently held that an employer failed in its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee with MS when it


High Court orders reinstatement of employee dismissed in 2009 for breach of e-mail policy
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 29 2015

On 17 April 2015, the High Court ordered Bank of Ireland ("BOI") to reinstate a former employee, Mr. James Reilly, who was dismissed in 2009 for


Equality tribunal update on enforceability of settlement agreements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2015

A recent determination from the Equality Tribunal highlights again the importance of a properly drafted compromise agreement where employers and


Recent disability discrimination case highlights delay in considering reasonable accommodation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 14 2015

A retailer has been ordered to pay 14,000 to a claimant after the Equality Tribunal held that it had failed to provide reasonable accommodation to


Employee awarded 15,000 following dismissal for allegedly striking nursing home residents
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 13 2015

An employee has been awarded 15,000 following dismissal for allegedly striking two residents of a residential care facility for the elderly. The