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News - May 15th, 2024

Finalists Announced Irish Law Awards…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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News - May 13th, 2024

First Finding Against an Employer…

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…

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

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News - March 11th, 2024

High Court Rejects Point of…

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

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News - March 11th, 2024

Garda Commissioner Unsuccessful in Attempt…

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’…

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

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News - March 11th, 2024

Recent WRC Decisions On Retirement…

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…

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…

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…

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

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News - December 11th, 2023

Former Manager Awarded €40,000 in…

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

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News - December 11th, 2023

WRC Awards €8,000 for Penalisation…

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…

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

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News - December 11th, 2023

WRC Examines First Case Under…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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News - July 19th, 2023

Supreme Court Finds that HSE…

The Supreme Court has recently considered the legal position relating to workplace suspensions…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 18th, 2023

Update – Work Life Balance…

The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (the “Act”) was signed into…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 18th, 2023

Complainant Summarily Dismissed Due to…

The Complainant in Andrew Revell v Life and Balance Centre ADJ-00039884 was summarily…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 18th, 2023

Employee Subjected to Penalisation for…

The case of Patrick O’Connor v Wexford County Council ADJ-00040852 involved a complaint…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 18th, 2023

WRC Orders Re-Engagement of Dismissed…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) case of Orla Howe v Colm Kelly, Healy Crowley Ahearn…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 18th, 2023

Solicitor Awarded €30,000 for Dismissal…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) case of Orla Howe v Colm Kelly, Healy Crowley Ahearn…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 16th, 2023

Employer Directed to Amend Parental…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) case of Elizabeth O’Reilly v Avista CLG was brought under…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 16th, 2023

Director Held to be an…

Facts: The Complainant was one of two original directors of the Respondent, Tile & Wood Factory…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 16th, 2023

Dismissal Within the Band of…

In the recent case of Darren Kiernan v Joseph Brennan Bakeries ADJ-00039331 the Complainant was…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 16th, 2023

New Sectoral Employment Order (Construction…

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment recently published the Sectoral Employment Order…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 16th, 2023

Significant Award For Employee Dismissed…

Facts: The Complainant commenced work on 5th August 2021 as a part-time receptionist in the smaller…

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

High Court Rules that Disciplinary…

In Amanda Hennigan v An Comisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha [2023] IEHC 87, the Plaintiff applied to the High…

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

Labour Court Overturns WRC Finding…

In the Labour Court case, Saint John of God Community Services v. Ann Doherty EDA 2313,the Respondent…

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

Employee Awarded €5,000 for Harassment…

Facts: The Complainant is employed by the Respondent in a creche. She submitted a complaint under the…

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

WRC Finds that Employer Acted…

The recent Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) case of Kamil Goljanek v Lidl Ireland Gmbh…

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

Award for Constructive Dismissal Where…

In the case of Ciaran Roche v 3Rockeco Limited (ADJ-00035648) the Workplace Relations…

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

Employer’s Response to Sexual Harassment…

n the case of Nadine Harty v Causeway Hospitality Ltd Greenway Manor Hotel ADJ-00036502…

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