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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Considers Suitability of Alternative Employment…

Employment. In the cases of Giancarlo Riozzi v Northway Personnel (ADJ-00047292)…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Finds Mandatory Retirement Age Was…

Liam Murphy v Deepak Fasteners (Shannon) Ltd (ADJ-00040284) concerned a Workplace Relations…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

Employer’s Failure to Challenge Third Party…

In Paul Atkinson v PFH Technology Group (ADJ-00047335), the Complainant brought a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Publishes Annual Report for 2023

The Workplace Relations Commission (the “WRC”) has recently issued its Annual Report for 2023.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Awards €10,000 for Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination. The Complainant in Aoife McGarry v. Temperature Lt..

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Finds Former Employee was Sexually…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in Jasmine Olaru v Remo Foods Limited t/a Domino’s…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

WRC Awards Three Weeks’ Pay to…

The recent decision of the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in A Worker v Service Provider….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 8th, 2024

New Revenue Guidelines for Determining Employment…

Revenue have recently published its “Guidelines for Determining Employment Status for…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

Probationary Periods must be Proportionate to…

Facts: In the WRC case of Padraic O’Toole v. Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

€25k Awarded for Penalisation due to…

Facts: In the WRC case of Padraic O’Toole v. Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

WRC Find Selection Process Tainted with…

In the recent case A Complainant v A Media Company (ADJ-00043525) the Complainant alleged she…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

WRC Orders Maximum Award to University…

In Wim Naude v University College Cork (ADJ-00042625), the Complainant brought a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

This WRC Decision Should Raise Concerns…

The Complainant in Lauren McBride v. FSR Atlantic Ltd t/a ADHD Now (ADJ-00049238) alleged several…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

Labour Court Upholds Decision to Reinstate…

The Labour Court (the “Court”) has recently issued its decision in Saint John of God Community Services…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

Labour Court Upholds WRC Finding that…

The Labour Court in Aer Lingus Limited v Virginia Linehan (UDD2418) has upheld the Workplace…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 4th, 2024

Labour Court Clarifies When “On-Call” Is…

In the Labour Court case Mater Misericordiae University Hospital v Adrian Stefan (DWT2415)…

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News - June 4th, 2024

Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Mandatory…

Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has this month issued an important Judgement in the case of Seamus…

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News - May 15th, 2024

Finalists Announced Irish Law Awards 2024

We’re thrilled and honoured to be finalists in four categories for the 2024 Irish Law Awards. 

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News - May 13th, 2024

Labour Court Confirms Date of Dismissal…

Labour Court Confirms Date of Dismissal in Unfair Dismissal Complaint where Complainant…

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News - May 13th, 2024

Employee Awarded Highest Ever Compensation for…

Employee Awarded Highest Ever Compensation for Unfair Dismissal by WRC. The Workplace Relations…

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News - May 13th, 2024

WRC Found Employer Liable for Racial…

WRC Found Employer Liable for Racial and Sexual Harassment. Vanessa Rodrigues Linhan…

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News - May 13th, 2024

Supreme Court Decision Makes It Very…

Supreme Court Decision Makes It Very Difficult For Employers To Obtain an Injunction To…

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News - May 13th, 2024

Code of Practice on the Right…

Code of Practice on the Right to Request Flexible and Remote Working. The Workplace…

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News - May 13th, 2024

Reinstatement Ordered to Clear Complainant’s Good…

Reinstatement Ordered to Clear Complainant’s Good Name. In Alan Kealy v St John of God…

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News - May 13th, 2024

WRC Adjudicator Emphasises Employer’s Requirement to…

WRC Adjudicator Emphasises Employer’s Requirement to Explore Alternatives to Redundancy.

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News - May 13th, 2024

First Finding Against an Employer under…

First Finding Against an Employer under the Sick Pay Act 2022. The Respondent in the matter…

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News - May 13th, 2024

Internal Recruitment Policy found to Indirectly…

Internal Recruitment Policy found to Indirectly Discriminate against Employee on Grounds of Disability.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 11th, 2024

High Court Rejects Point of Law…

Walsh v Kerry County Council [2023] IEHC 719 concerned a recent appeal on a point of law from…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 11th, 2024

Garda Commissioner Unsuccessful in Attempt to…

A recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Hegarty v The Commissioner of An Garda…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 11th, 2024

Employer Entitled to Terminate Complainants’ Employment…

Facts: The Complainants in Ms Roxana Doba v AFM Facilities Limited ADJ-00043540 and Ms…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 11th, 2024

What to Look Out for in…

In our first newsletter of 2024, we at Anne O’Connell Solicitors would like to highlight some key employment…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 11th, 2024

Recent WRC Decisions On Retirement Age

A series of recent WRC cases on the issue of retirement age demonstrate the importance of forward…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2023

Employer Falls Foul of TUPE Regulations…

Employer Falls Foul of TUPE Regulations in WRC. Tony Breslin v Trinity Motors Wicklow Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2023

Worker Reinstated after WRC Finds that…

In Thomas Doolin v Eir Business Eircom Limited ADJ-00045261 the Complainant, Mr Doolin, brought…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2023

Massage Therapist Awarded Maximum Compensation for…

In A Worker v A Massage Therapy Business ADJ00043225 the Complainant lodged a number…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

Former Manager Awarded €40,000 in Successful…

Former Manager Awarded €40,000 in Successful Constructive Dismissal Claim. In Caroline McGarry v JTI…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

WRC Awards €8,000 for Penalisation of…

WRC Awards €8,000 for Penalisation of a Whistleblower. In Bruno Seigle – Murandi v Roche…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

Maximum Compensation Awarded against An Post…

Maximum Compensation Awarded against An Post in Sexual Harassment Claim. In Catherine Kelly v An Post…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

WRC Examines First Case Under Sick…

Karolina Leszczynska v Musgrave Operating Partners Ireland ADJ-00044889 concerned a complaint…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

Lidl Ireland Unfairly Dismissed Employee Due…

Buinenko v Lidl Ireland Gmbh Lidl Head Office ADJ-00033871, concerned a complaint under…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 11th, 2023

Investigation “Flawless” but Appeal Process and…

A Verger v A place of worship/heritage site ADJ-00027984 concerned an unfair dismissal case …

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 19th, 2023

Labour Court Reduces €10,000 Unfair Dismissal Award,…

The Labour Court (the “Court”) case of Scoil Aine Naofa v Michael Hughes ADJ00025-23 concerned…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 19th, 2023

Labour Court Finds Aer Lingus Requirement…

Aer Lingus v. Elizabeth Barry EDA2331 was an appeal to the Labour Court (the “Court”) by the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 19th, 2023

Labour Court Overturns €18,000 Penalisation Award

In an article published in our October 2022 newsletter , we discussed the decision of the Workplace…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 19th, 2023

WRC Finding of Unfair Dismissal –…

Kenneth Malone v Cerlock Ltd ADJ-00041931 concerned three complaints to the Workplace…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 19th, 2023

Dental Practice Manager awarded €15,000 for…

In Zsuzsanna Budai v Acd Practice Management Ltd (Ardum Clinic) ADJ-00037391, the Complainant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 21st, 2023

WRC Awards Employee €20,000 for Penalisation…

The Labour Court (the “Court”) case of Scoil Aine Naofa v Michael Hughes ADJ00025-23 concerned an…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 21st, 2023

High Court Finds that School Principal…

The High Court has recently upheld the decision of the Labour Court that a Principal of a primary school…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 21st, 2023

WRC Finds Unfair Dismissal for Want…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) case of Paul Burke v Dungarvan Insulation Limited…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 21st, 2023

WRC Upholds Unfair Dismissal Complaint –…

A Worker v A Health Service Provider ADJ-00037789 concerned a complaint to the Workplace…

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