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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


Diplomaticsovereign immunity in employment cases
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 31 2015

Until recent years, the position with respect to claims of employees by diplomatic agents missions in Ireland was fairly clear; in most cases where


Injunctions recent cases involving "no fault dismissals"
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 31 2015

While there are some clear limitations on the availability of injunctive relief, the High Court is continuing to grant injunctions to employees in


Fair procedures in redundancy cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 24 2015

A recent determination from the Employment Appeals Tribunal (the EAT) reiterates the key elements of fairness necessary when effecting a redundancy


Compromisewaiver agreements in the spotlight
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 18 2015

The issue of compromise agreements in the employment context has been in the spotlight recently with 2 cases with differing outcomes. It is well


National School learns tough lesson on equality laws
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 12 2015

The Equality Tribunal has found that a National School teacher was discriminated against on the grounds of age, religion and sexual orientation when