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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 30th, 2021

Labour Court Finds ‘Re-Instatement’ Not An…

The recent decision of the Labour Court in the case of Kenneth Folman v Bus Eireann…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 30th, 2021

WRC Awards 6 Months’ for Disability…

Introduction: In the recent decision of the anonymised WRC case ADJ-00024794, Adjudication…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 30th, 2021

WRC Held Employee Unfairly Dismissed –…

Facts: The Complainant began working with the Respondent company in 2015…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 30th, 2021

WRC Upholds Contractual Discretion to Pay…

Introduction: In the recent case Vithaldas v UCC Academy DAC, ADJ-00032510, WRC Adjudication…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 30th, 2021

Employer Obliged to Offer All Alternative…

Facts: The Complainant was hired by the Respondent Company in June 2014.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 30th, 2021

WRC Orders Re-Engagement Rather than Re-Instatement…

In the recent decision of John Tyrell v Toga Freight Services Ltd, ADJ-00029338, Adjudicator…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 30th, 2021

High Court Grants Injunction To Employee…

The Plaintiff, Mr Rory Mason, made an application for an interlocutory injunction to restrain his employer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 30th, 2021

Complainant Fails in Unfair Dismissal Claim…

In the recent WRC case of Caroline Giles v Outhaus Group Country Manor Bricks, ADJ-00027631…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 30th, 2021

WRC award overturned by Labour Court…

In the recent decision of Leigh Bell v Cope Limited t/a Cope Galway, UDD2145 the Complainant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 2nd, 2021

WRC Lowered Bar for Employees to…

Facts: The Complainant was employed as general operative commencing in August 2016…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 2nd, 2021

Supreme Court Rules on Sectoral Employment…

Sectoral Employment Orders (SEOs), are legally binding orders through which the Labour Court…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 2nd, 2021

Genuine Redundancy Held to be an…

In the recent decision of Production Line Lead v Employer, ADJ-00024721, the Adjudication

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 2nd, 2021

An Employer’s Focus On Implementing A…

Facts: The Complainant worked as a Sales Assistant for the Respondent between 25th September 2017 and 1st September 2019.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 14th, 2021

Employer ordered to pay €30,000 for…

Introduction: The Complainant, a recently hired development manager who was dismissed…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 14th, 2021

Labour Court Awards €262,260 Rather than…

This case involves multiple decisions concerning two companies, the Samina Corporation…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 14th, 2021

Labour Court awards €21,000 for Unfair…

In the recent decision of Brian McAllister v Organic Lens Manufacturing…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 11th, 2021

Employee Awarded €27,500 for Victimisation by…

In the recent case of Colm Keane v The Revenue Commissioners, UDD2125 the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 11th, 2021

Labour Court Awards Zero for Unfair…

In the recent case of Colm Keane v The Revenue Commissioners, UDD2125 the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 11th, 2021

WRC Orders Re-Engagement of Employee Dismissed…

In the recent decision of Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in the case of a Patient…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 4th, 2021

Decision To Exclude Employee From Interview…

This case involved a series of Employment Equality Act complaints of discrimination….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 4th, 2021

Labour Court Overturned The WRC Decision…

Ms Elaine Ball (the Complainant/Appellant) was employed by MF Kentz…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 4th, 2021

Labour Court Finds Employee Contributed 90%…

In the recent Unfair Dismissal case of Seetec Employment and Skills Ireland DAC v Stephen Redmond

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - May 4th, 2021

Supreme Court’s Decision On The Constitutionality…

In Tomasz Zalewski v Adjudication Officer, WRC & Ors the Supreme Court was asked

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 1st, 2021

Failure To Explain Basis For Not…

Facts: In 2019, the Respondent advertised an internal competition for the role of Assistant Principal Officer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 1st, 2021

Update on Parents Leave & Adoptive…

Further to our article. the Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2021 was passed…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - April 1st, 2021

WRC Decisions Confirm That Covid-19 No…

It appears that many businesses considered that the huge economic difficulties faced by …

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - April 1st, 2021

New Court Rules Allow Affidavits To…

From 31st March 2021, Affidavits and Statutory Declarations may be sworn remotely via video link…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - April 1st, 2021

Implementing The Code Of Practice On…

It is well known that the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and the Regulations made under..

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - March 3rd, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine and the Workplace– What…

The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being rolled out in Ireland however, it may be some time…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2021

Court Of Appeal Raises New Issues…

Facts: This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court which had granted Mr Donal O’Donovan…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2021

Labour Court Finds an Employment Agency…

Facts: This Labour Court hearing concerned a ruling on a preliminary issue of who was the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 3rd, 2021

Labour Court Significantly Reduces Compensation Awarded…

In the recent decisions of the Labour Court in the cases of Krissie Lundy and Dublin Tech Summit…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - March 3rd, 2021

Covid-19 Resilience And Recovery 2021 –…

In its most recent announcement in relation to the extension of Level 5 Restrictions to 5th April 2021…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Labour Court Finds In Favour Of…

Facts: The Complainant/ Appellant in this matter Mr Patrick Markey appealed…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Labour Court Reduces Unfair Dismissal Award…

Background: This was a joint appeal against the WRC Decision by Mr Juan Ramon Sanchez…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Employee Deemed To Be Constructively Dismissed…

In the recent decision of An Operations Coordinator v A Facilities Management..

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Update: Increase In National Minimum Wage

On the 1st January 2021, the National Minimum Wage has increased to €10.20…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Labour Court Determines Failure To Terminate…

The Complainant in this matter was employed under a 2-year fixed term contract…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Employer’s Decision To Not Pay The…

This was an appeal by Mr Grzegorz Grzebalski (‘the Complainant’) against his employer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - February 1st, 2021

Labour Court Finds Employee Reasonable in…

The Respondent/ Appellant in this matter Summeridge Limited appealed the decision…

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