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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 22nd, 2020

Labour Court reduces Reference Period by…

In the recent decision of Cliona O’Leary v Aer Lingus Ireland Limited, DWT207, the Labour…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - December 22nd, 2020

Update: Extension Of Access To (‘pup’)…

The Government announced at the end of November the further extension…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 22nd, 2020

Labour Court Rules Appeal is Out…

In the recent decisions of Brian Dunne v Christopher Clifford, the Labour Court…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2020

Labour Court Awarded €20,000 For Pregnancy…

Facts: Siobhan Nolan, the Complainant, worked for Gino’s Italian Ice Cream Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2020

Agency Worker Not Entitled to Representation…

While Agency workers have a right in law to the same terms and conditions as Non-Agency…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2020

Labour Court reduces WRC award by…

In the recent decision of Frances Murphy v Connemara Marble Industries…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - December 2nd, 2020

Remote Working Guidance 2020: Department Of…

Prior to the Covid-19 crisis, which has given rise to unprecedented numbers of employees working…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - December 2nd, 2020

“The Work Safely Protocol” Updated Guidance…

Earlier this year (9th May, 2020) the Government published its “Return to Work Safely Protocol…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2020

Update : Extension Of Suspension Of…

The Government announced this week the further suspension of the application of Section…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 3rd, 2020

Employee Awarded €10,000 As Compensation For…

This is an appeal of the decision of the Adjudication Officer by Adam Herzyk….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 3rd, 2020

A Hotel Employee Made Redundant Was…

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as Accounts/HR….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 3rd, 2020

Male Contractor Deemed A Valid Comparator…

A recent WRC decision in the case of A presenter v A Broadcasting Company has…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 3rd, 2020

Employee Awarded €9,000 For Constructive Dismissal…

It should be noted that the Respondent did not attend at the WRC hearing…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 1st, 2020

Labour Court Overturned Wrc Award &…

In a recent decision of the Labour Court in the case of Margaret Hanigan v Health…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - September 30th, 2020

Employee Wins Constructive Dismissal Claim In…

The Appellant was employed by the Respondent as a training co-ordinator…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - September 30th, 2020

Settlement Agreement held not to waive…

The Labour Court Overturned The Adjudication Officer’s Decision And Awarded…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - September 30th, 2020

Sick Leave And Parental Leave (Covid-19)…

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms Helen McEntee T.D., in an announcement…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - September 30th, 2020

Contract Did Not Permit Deduction Of…

The Labour Court overturned the Adjudication Officer’s Decision and awarded…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - September 1st, 2020

Covid-19: Latest Updates: Introduction And Implication…

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) will be replaced by the Employment…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 17th, 2020

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT 2020

The Labour & Employment Roundtable discusses the latest trends…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 4th, 2020

Labour Court Deems Dismissal of Dunnes…

In a recent decision in the case of Dunnes Stores v Karen Walsh the Labour Court..

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 4th, 2020

No Hold on Employment Injunction for…

In the case of O’ Donovan v Over-C Technology Ltd & Another [2020] IEHC 291 the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 4th, 2020

Update On Extension Of Parent’s Leave

The Minister for Children, Mr Roderic O’Gorman, made an announcement on 13th July…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - August 4th, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Measures – Latest Update

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) will cease to exist from 31st August…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 4th, 2020

CJEU Decided that Employees Accrue Annual…

Is there an entitlement by an employee to paid annual leave in respect…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

High Court grants Injunction but Limits…

The Applicant / Plaintiff Mr O’Donovan began work as the Chief Financial Officer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Chapter 3 Of Industrial Relations (Amendment)…

The Sectoral Employment Order for Electrical Contracting Sector made pursuant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Employee Awarded €40,000 Compensation For Pregnancy…

The Complainant was offered a job as a pharmacy assistant with a three month…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Update on WRC and Labour Court…

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in both the WRC and Labour Court (“LC”) having…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Employee Awarded Over 18 Month’s Salary…

The Complainant was employed as an executive assistant by the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 23rd, 2020

Labour Court Holds That Payment In…

Once an employee has one year’s continuous service with the same employer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 12th, 2020

Updated Revenue Guidance on Temporary Wage…

On Friday 29th May, the Government announced an amendment to the Temporary…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 3rd, 2020

WRC Awards €45,000.00 in Discrimination Dismissal…

The Complainant commenced employment with the Company (a producer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 3rd, 2020

€104,000 awarded to Employee for Unfair…

The Complainant was employed as the Operations Director for the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Bartender Awarded One Year’s Pay For…

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent pub in March…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Significant Constructive Dismissal Decision – Award…

The Complainant was employed by the Respondent for just under 29 years.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Max Two Years’ Salary Awarded For…

On 20th March 2019, the Respondent terminated the Complainant’s employment….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Interesting Decision On Extension Of Employment…

The Complainant was employed as Operations Manager from 1982 to 17th June 2019…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Wrc Held Unfair Selection For Redundancy…

The Respondent is an events company and because of sales underperformance…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 1st, 2020

Covid 19 – A timely reminder…

The first part of May saw a number of developments in relation to returning employees…

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