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Ciarán Culkin v Sligo County Council And Irish Human Rights And Equality Commission [2017] IECA 104

Case reference:[2017].IECA.104   This article concerns a recent Court of Appeal decision in Ciarán Culkin v Sligo County Council And Irish Human Rights And Equality Commission, [2017] IECA 104, a judgment of Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan delivered on the 29th day of March 2017. The Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the High Co...
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Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board [2017]

Decision number:IEHC.272   Legal body:iehc This case involved an application for judicial review. The applicant was notified in 2015 that a complaint of bullying had been made against him by a colleague. The applicant’s principal had been aware of the alleged incidents and complaints since 2008. An investigation into these complaints was ac...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Aer Lingus v Lukasz Kacmarkek, Marcin Turczyk and Rafal Wilczkiew [2017]

Case reference:ILCR.Determination.No..EDA1712   This case involved a claim that the complainants were discriminated against on the race ground. The 3 complainants were foreign nationals employed in the catering department of the respondent company. English is the business language of the company and the common language between employees. In the ...
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E.F.G. Zest v A Worker [2017]

Decision number:LCR21432   Legal body:lc This case involved a claim of unfair dismissal. The claimant had been originally employed by H.M.S. Host Ireland at Shannon Airport but was transferred to the respondent company. The claimant understood he had a permanent contract with his employer. However, he was told by the respondent company t...
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Unfair Dismissal Contracts of Employment
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O'Connell v Solas [2017]

Case reference:IEHC.242   This case concerned a claim for a number of reliefs including a declaration in relation to the plaintiff’s entitlement to a continuing registration card for work purposes. The defendant was required, by regulation, to issue registration cards in recognition of professional qualifications. The plain...
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Health and Safety
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A Public Transport Company v A Worker [2017]

Decision number:DWT179   Legal body:lc This case concerned a claim that the complainant does not receive 24 hours' notice of his starting and finishing times as required under the Act. The complainant works as a spare driver covering shifts for workers who are unavailable for their normal shift. The respondent notifies the complainant o...
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Daifuku American Corporation v Brian Mc Caffrey [2017]

Decision number:UDD1713   Legal body:lc This case concerned a claim for unfair dismissal. Difficulties arose in 2015 between the parties in relation to changes to the appellant's working and on-call hours. The fact of dismissal was not in dispute but the appellant claimed he had been unfairly dismissed, whereas the respondent claimed the...
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Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited v Scott Hazel [2017]

Decision number:ILCR.Determination.No..TED178   Legal body:lc This case involved a complaint that the respondent failed to adhere to the complainant's contractual terms and conditions of employment and his legal entitlements. In particular the complainant claimed that the respondent had failed to provide him with information on the timing of his working day. ...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Dunnes Stores Limited v Elaine O'Brien [2017]

Case reference:ILCR.Determination.No..UDD1714   This case concerned an appeal against the decision of an Adjudication Officer. The complainant had been absent from work for three and a half years on sick leave. Her employment was subsequently terminated due to her continued absence from work with no prospect of her returning to work in the near ...
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Unfair Dismissal Sickness and Absence
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A Trade Union v A Worker [2017]

Decision number:ILCR.Determination.No..PTD172   Legal body:lc This case concerned a claim that the calculation methodology applied to a Christmas bonus payable to staff was changed, resulting in a lesser bonus being paid to part time staff. The respondent asserted that the calculation method applied had not been changed but accepted that it produces lesser ou...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment