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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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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 3rd, 2020

Employee Awarded €10,000 As Compensation…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Minister for Children, Mr Roderic O’Gorman, made an announcement on 13th July…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - August 4th, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Measures – Latest…

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) will cease to exist from 31st August…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - August 4th, 2020

CJEU Decided that Employees Accrue…

Is there an entitlement by an employee to paid annual leave in respect…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

High Court grants Injunction but…

The Applicant / Plaintiff Mr O’Donovan began work as the Chief Financial Officer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Chapter 3 Of Industrial Relations…

The Sectoral Employment Order for Electrical Contracting Sector made pursuant…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - July 1st, 2020

Employee Awarded €40,000 Compensation For…

The Complainant was offered a job as a pharmacy assistant with a three month…

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