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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 24th, 2022

Constructive Dismissal Claim Succeeds Even Without…

Eamon Murphy v Michael Connolly & Sons Limited Supervalu Supermarket is a recent Workplace…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 24th, 2022

Employee Fails in Her Claim of…

The Adjudicator in this case found that the principles in Nano Nagle in relation to reasonable…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 24th, 2022

Dismissal of Imprisoned Employee deemed Unfair…

The Complainant in Muiris Flynn v Iarnrod Eireann ADJ-00030195 brought an unfair dismissal

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 24th, 2022

Employer Failed to Provide Reasonable Accommodation…

Eamon Murphy v Michael Connolly & Sons Limited Supervalu Supermarket is a recent Workplace…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 24th, 2022

WRC Discrimination Finding where Art Teacher…

In the case of Sarah Adam v Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board ADJ-00028925 the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) was very critical

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

“No-Fault Dismissal” Deemed to be Substantively…

In Caroline Mcaree v Newbrook Nursing Home Ulc Drumbear Lodge Nursing Home ADJ-00030614…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

Right to Statutory Redundancy Payment Distinct…

Facts: The Complainant was a Fleet Training Manager who was employed with the Respondent for 15…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

Employer Found to be Justified in…

William Morris v Iarnrod Eireann Irish Rail ADJ-00027184 is an interesting recent decision from the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

Employer Justified in Increasing Sanction from…

In Martin Browne v Egis Road and Tunnel Operation Ireland Limited ADJ-00019705 the Complainant

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

Employee Awarded 1/3rd of Loss –…

The Complainant in Mark Maunders v Overhead Doors Ireland Limited ADJ-00033788 brought an unfair…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

WRC Upholds Victimisation Complaint and Orders…

In Tara McManus v Garda Representative Association ADJ-00028686 the Complainant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 9th, 2022

WRC Permitted Amendment to Complaint Form…

Conor Williamson v David Stone and Carol Stone t/a Ashton Dog Pound and Warden Service came…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Labour Court Increased Unfair Dismissal Award…

In the recent Labour Court case of Starrus Eco Holdings Limited t/a Panda/Greenstar…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

WRC Upholds Constructive Dismissal Complaint Following…

In Jade Gannon v Fides Playhouse Limited, the Complainant issued three complaints against her…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Labour Court Overturns WRC Finding of…

David Aranda Petit Delice Limited v Jessica Padayachee – EDA2219 is a recent Labour Court appeal…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Despite Seriously Flawed Procedures, Zero Compensation…

In Bridget Clarke v Paul Connolly[1], the Adjudicator found that the Respondent had unfairly…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Fixed-Term Worker entitled to Contract of…

In Alessio Caratti O Garatti v Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (“DIAS”) the Complainant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Dismissal of Employee With Autoimmune Disease…

In the recent WRC case of Damien  O’Sullivan v Fg Wilson Engineering (Dublin) Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Constructive Dismissal Finding, but What More…

The Complainant in Frank O’Dwyer v Tesco Ireland ADJ-00034404 brought a constructive…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Dismissal Upheld but Date of Dismissal…

In the case of Tara Keating v. Camfil (Ire) Ltd ADJ-00030501 the Adjudicator agreed that…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 6th, 2022

Long Awaited – Sick Leave Act…

The highly anticipated Sick Leave Act (“the Act”) was finally signed into law by the President on 22 July this year…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Intern on Work Experience Held Not…

Facts: The Complainant was an unpaid intern with the Respondent as part of work experience…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Discriminatory Dismissal found where the Employer…

The Complainant in this case brought a claim to the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”)…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Unfair Dismissal Decision Reiterates the Importance…

Facts: The case of Fit4Life Gym v Megan Healy was an appeal to the Labour Court from…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Sexual Harassment Claim Fails As Court…

This case was a Labour Court (“Court”) appeal from three decisions of the Workplace Relations…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Labour Court Varies Redress Ordered by…

In Access IT CLG/Access IT v Andrea Galgey, the “Respondent” appealed the redress ordered…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Period of Unpaid Lay-Off Disregarded in…

Facts: The Complainant was employed by the Respondent from November 1989 until March…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 10th, 2022

Claim Against Employer for Discriminatory Dismissal…

The recent WRC case of Svetlana Grodzicka v Astra Leisure and Ultra Fresh Services Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 11th, 2022

Employee Loses Constructive Dismissal Claim but…

The Melissa Moran v C.h Kane Ltd Supervalu[1] case comprised of two complaints to the Workplace….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 11th, 2022

High Court Grants Isaac Wunder-Type Order…

In Deirdre Morgan v The Labour Court and Others[1] the High Court considered for the first…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 11th, 2022

Labour Court Uphold Re-Engagement of Former…

The Complainant was employed as a school Principal in Gaelscoil Moshiolog (the School)…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 11th, 2022

Employers to Begin Mandatory Reporting of…

The Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 (“the Act”) came into force on 31st May 2022. The Act…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 15th, 2022

Court of Appeal Finds Pizza Delivery…

In Karshan (Midlands) Limited Trading as Domino’s Pizza v The Revenue Commissioners[1] the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 15th, 2022

Employee’s Payment Of Wages Claim For…

In the recent WRC Decision of Jennifer Weldon v Forthside Lodge Ltd trading as Whitford…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 15th, 2022

Fast track Redundancy Process and Broad…

In the recent decision of Darragh O’Farrell v Campbell Catering Limited Trading as Aramark Ireland…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 15th, 2022

Supreme Court Rules ‘Acting Up’ Scenario…

The Supreme Court held that a permanent senior member of the HSE who was ‘acting up’ in a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 15th, 2022

Performance Related Dismissal Deemed Unfair –…

The WRC decision in the case of Margaret Walsh v Bective Stud Ltd – ADJ00032464 which…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 6th, 2022

WRC Reiterates the Requirement for Redundancy…

Facts: The Complainant, Gerard Buston, commenced employment with the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 6th, 2022

Statutory Redundancy Payment No Longer Taken…

In the recent decision of the WRC in the case of Kieran Murray v Sherry Garden Rooms Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 6th, 2022

WRC Dismisses Payment of Wages Claim…

In Brigid Walsh v PV Generation Limited, the Complainant issued a complaint under…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 6th, 2022

Labour Court Finds That Providing a…

In Sylwester Michalski v Strandvous Limited the Respondent Company did not provide a translator…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 5th, 2022

Employee’s Claim For Reasonable Accommodation Fails…

The recent decision of the WRC in the case of Victorine Neuray v LIRG5 Ltd, ADJ-00029639 highlights…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 4th, 2022

Compensation, 3 Year Pay Difference And…

Facts: In the case of Paula Reid v Teagasc, Ms Reid (‘the Complainant’) was a Statistician employed…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 4th, 2022

Wrc Emphasises Procedural Error In Investigation…

In the recent case of Paul Dunne v Randox Teoranta, ADJ-00031187, the Complainant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 4th, 2022

WRC Finds Purported Redundancy to be…

This decision is another recent example of the importance of fair procedures in a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2022

Labour Court Finds Redundancy To Be…

This was an appeal by the Respondent, Cuan Tamhnaigh Teoranta, to the Labour…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2022

Mandatory Retirement Age Held Discriminatory on…

In its recent decision in the case of Doreen Nolan v Alsaa, ADJ-00029859 on the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2022

High Court Injunction Seeking to Dismiss…

In the High Court case of Philomena Hennessy (the “Plaintiff”) v. Ladbrooks Payments…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2022

WRC Applies High Bar In Rejecting…

WRC Adjudicator emphasises the high bar that must be met by a Complainant in a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2022

Courier Deemed To Be An Employee…

In the case of John Read v. Speedking Couriers Ltd t/a Fastway, the Complainant had…

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