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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

Labour Court Finds Employee Unfairly…

This was an appeal by the Complainant, Mr Nicholas Folan, of a WRC decision…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

WRC Held Wages Are Not…

The Complainant joined the Respondent’s engineering contracting firm…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

Labour Court Substantially Increases Award…

Facts: This was an Appeal by the Complainant, a 19 year old female barista, against a…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

Bus Driver’s Dismissal For Using…

The WRC Adjudicator, Pat Brady, centred his decision around the Respondent’s use of…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

Labour Court Finds “Volunteer” To…

This was an appeal by the Respondent, Camphill Communities of Ireland, against…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - October 5th, 2021

Labour Court Increases Complainant’s Award…

Facts: The Complainant’s employment transferred to the Respondent by way…

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

Employee Held to be Unfairly…

Eduard Markovskij, the Complainant, commenced employment with Suretank Limited, the Respondent…

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

Maximum Award For Mandatory Retirement…

The Complainant was employed as a senior staff nurse from the 10th May 2014 until the date of…

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

Labour Court Finds Company’s Mandatory…

Facts: The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent Company as a Service Engineer on 1st September 1989…

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

Labour Court Finds ‘Re-Instatement’ Not…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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