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

Update on WRC and Labour…

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in both the WRC and Labour Court (“LC”) having…

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

Employee Awarded Over 18 Month’s…

The Complainant was employed as an executive assistant by the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 23rd, 2020

Labour Court Holds That Payment…

Once an employee has one year’s continuous service with the same employer…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 12th, 2020

Updated Revenue Guidance on Temporary…

On Friday 29th May, the Government announced an amendment to the Temporary…

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

WRC Awards €45,000.00 in Discrimination…

The Complainant commenced employment with the Company (a producer…

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

€104,000 awarded to Employee for…

The Complainant was employed as the Operations Director for the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Bartender Awarded One Year’s Pay…

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent pub in March…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Significant Constructive Dismissal Decision –…

The Complainant was employed by the Respondent for just under 29 years.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Max Two Years’ Salary Awarded…

On 20th March 2019, the Respondent terminated the Complainant’s employment….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Interesting Decision On Extension Of…

The Complainant was employed as Operations Manager from 1982 to 17th June 2019…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - June 2nd, 2020

Wrc Held Unfair Selection For…

The Respondent is an events company and because of sales underperformance…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 1st, 2020

Covid 19 – A timely…

The first part of May saw a number of developments in relation to returning employees…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 1st, 2020

Covid-19 and Employment Law –…

May has been a very busy month from an employment law perspective. There…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - June 1st, 2020

Reopening the workplace – The…

The month of May brought a number of milestones in terms of the move towards…

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

Constitutional Challenge of the Workplace…

In April 2016, the Applicant had been dismissed from his position as a supervisor…

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

Dismissal Found Unfair Due To…

The Complainant was dismissed on 31st October 2018 due sending over 70 aggressive…

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

Failure To Attend The Hearing…

The Complainant worked for the Respondent as a forklift worker for 31 years.

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

Update from WRC and Labour…

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) recently posted an update in relation to dealing…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - May 1st, 2020

Update in respect of the…

the workings of the Government’s Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme which is aimed..

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Covid News - March 31st, 2020

Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

On Friday 27th March, 2020, the Emergency Meausures in the Public Interest (COVID-19)…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 31st, 2020

Failure To Consult With Employee…

The Complainant commenced work with the Respondent in June 2016 and in April 2017…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 31st, 2020

Labour Court Reverses Award Of…

The Complainant joined the Respondent Company in September 2015 as General Ledger Staff Accountant.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - March 31st, 2020

Award Granted For Pregnancy Related…

The Complainant was employed as a Community Development Officer on 1st November 2016.

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

Employer & Employee Obligations Re…

There appears to be a lot of confusion as to employers’ obligations and employees’ rights…

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

RTÉ’s inconsistent retirement policy costs…

In the recent decision of WRC the broadcaster Radio Teilifís Éireann…

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

Gig Economy Workers: What is…

The Gig economy is a common free market system involving temporary positions…

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

Are Your Restrictive Covenants Enforceable?…

The well-publicised recent High Court decision in the case of Ryanair DAC v Bellew…

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

Employee Unfairly Dismissed Pursuant To…

The Complainant was employed as a Senior Sales Executive by the Respondent…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2019

Employer pays €15,000 for penalising…

The Respondent employed the Complainant as a cleaner on 21st January 2019….

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2019

Inconsistent policies and procedures criticised…

In the recent decision of Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy in the case of Dillon v The Board of…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 20th, 2019

Meet Harvey: The new AOC…

Harvey joined AOC Solicitors in November 2019 as the firm’s Wellness Manager…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2019

Employee awarded €20,000 for being…

The Complainant was diagnosed with Dyslexia when she was in fifth year at school but was…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - December 2nd, 2019

Pregnant employee awarded €25,000 for…

The Complainant commenced employment with Respondent on 6th November 2017.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 4th, 2019

Clarification for employers on sunday…

A recent High Court decision has clarified the obligations of employers, in setting out…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 4th, 2019

Zero tolerance policy for sexual…

In the case Chef v Contract Catering Co Adjudication officer Eugene Hanley awarded the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 4th, 2019

Respondent pays €30,000.00 for discriminatory…

In 2016, Mr. A, Contract Manager for the Respondent confirmed the change of title of the…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
News - November 4th, 2019

Employer pays €15,000.00 for not…

In January 2017, the Complainant was employed as a House Care Assistant in the nursing…

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