Recent Decisions in the Law Relating to Whistleblowing

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 26 October 2016
Síobhra Rush
Lewis Silkin
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 Since its enactment in 2014, cases under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (“PDA” or “the Act”) have been few and far between. However, since June 2016 we have seen two major developments – the granting of the first order for interim relief by the Circuit Court in August 2016, and more recently the first award for penalisation under the Act by the Labour Court.  This decision is dealt with initially below.

The Labour Court: Aidan & Henrietta McGrath Partnership v Anna Monaghan (Labour Court 5 September 2016)

This was an appeal of a decision of the Adjudication Officer, who had dismissed her claim for penalisation on the basis that the issues in question were not related to

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Síobhra Rush
Lewis Silkin

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