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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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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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