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Anne O'Connell Solicitors

Constitutional Challenge of the Workplace…

News - May 1st, 2020

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

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Dismissal Found Unfair Due To…

News - May 1st, 2020

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

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Failure To Attend The Hearing…

News - May 1st, 2020

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

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Update from WRC and Labour…

News - May 1st, 2020

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

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Update in respect of the…

News - May 1st, 2020

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

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Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

News - March 31st, 2020

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

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Failure To Consult With Employee…

News - March 31st, 2020

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

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Labour Court Reverses Award Of…

News - March 31st, 2020

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

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Award Granted For Pregnancy Related…

News - March 31st, 2020

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

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Employer & Employee Obligations Re…

News - March 4th, 2020

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

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RTÉ’s inconsistent retirement policy costs…

News - March 3rd, 2020

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

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Gig Economy Workers: What is…

News - March 3rd, 2020

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

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Are Your Restrictive Covenants Enforceable?…

News - March 3rd, 2020

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

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Employee Unfairly Dismissed Pursuant To…

News - March 3rd, 2020

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

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Employer pays €15,000 for penalising…

News - December 20th, 2019

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

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Inconsistent policies and procedures criticised…

News - December 20th, 2019

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

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Meet Harvey: The new AOC…

News - December 20th, 2019

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

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Employee awarded €20,000 for being…

News - December 2nd, 2019

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

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Pregnant employee awarded €25,000 for…

News - December 2nd, 2019

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

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Clarification for employers on sunday…

News - November 4th, 2019

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

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Zero tolerance policy for sexual…

News - November 4th, 2019

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

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Respondent pays €30,000.00 for discriminatory…

News - November 4th, 2019

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

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Employer pays €15,000.00 for not…

News - November 4th, 2019

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

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CID must have identical terms…

News - November 4th, 2019

The Complainant was on a specific purpose contract as a care assistant from 29th…

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Labour Court Finds Employee Not…

News - October 17th, 2019

This Appeal concerned a complaint under the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 -2014…

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Terms Enforced Regardless of Unsigned…

News - October 17th, 2019

The Complainant took a Payment of Wages claim for 11 weeks worked. The Respondent…

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EMPLOYER PENALISED FOR HAVING NO…

News - October 17th, 2019

In the recent decision of Adjudication officer Ray Flaherty the Complainant was awarded….

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Employee awarded €15,000 for discriminatory…

News - October 17th, 2019

In the recent decision of Adjudication officer Ray Flaherty the Complainant was awarded….

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€93,498.00 AWARDED FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION

News - October 17th, 2019

The Claimant worked as a Deputy Principal with the Respondent. During her maternity…

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Employee Downtime

News - September 2nd, 2019

The decision of the WRC this month in the case of A Store Manager v A Retail Pet Shop

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Landmark Supreme Court Decision on…

News - September 2nd, 2019

One of the most important employment law decisions issued so far this year was the Supreme…

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Employer’s failure to attend second…

News - September 2nd, 2019

In the recent decision of Adjudication Officer James Kelly, the Respondent was ordered to pay…

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Dismissal for gross misconduct upheld…

News - September 2nd, 2019

The Complainant who had been employed by the Respondent for over 7 years was dismissed…

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WRC Awards losses into the…

News - September 2nd, 2019

The Complainant was employed by a crèche as a childcare worker to work part time hours…

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Retaining the identity of the…

News - September 2nd, 2019

The Complainant was employed by Playside Limited in 2015, which held the license to sell…

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Unfair Dismissal claim failed for…

News - September 2nd, 2019

In the case of A General Operative v A Bakery the Claimant’s claim of Unfair Dismissal..

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Labour Court Finds Employee to…

News - August 16th, 2019

The Complainant who had been employed by the respondent for over 32 years was dismissed…

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Part-time Employee awarded €3,500 in…

News - August 4th, 2019

The Complainant, who was in her final year of secondary school, took up employment with the…

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Employee’s position held to be…

News - August 4th, 2019

The complainant worked with the respondent in Bandon for 10 years. He was certified…

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Burden of proof on Employees…

News - August 4th, 2019

The Complainant worked in the shop of the respondent on a fixed-term contract.

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