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

WRC Lowered Bar for Employees…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 &…

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…

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…

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…

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–…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Government announced this week the further suspension of the application of Section…

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