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Kathryn O’Boyle v Temperature Controlled Pharmaceuticals Limited [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-000326   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a Client Relationship Manager on the 10th of April 2019. The position was part time at a rate of pay of €30,000 per annum plus a car allowance. She was engaged on successive written fixed term contracts between the 10th of April 2019 and t...
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Dismissal Redundancy Contracts of Employment
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Aeron James v Dawn Meats Ireland Unlimited t/a Dawn Meats [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00028372   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a General Operative from the 7th of March 2010 until the 7th of May 2020, when his employment was terminated on the grounds of gross misconduct. The Complainant claimed that he was unfairly dismissed from his position and that the manner in which th...
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Dismissal Discipline and Grievance Policies and Procedures
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Agnieszka Nowak v The Data Protection Commissioner [2022]

Decision number:IECA.95   Legal body: Court of Appeal (IECA) This matter came before the Court of Appeal following the judgment of the High Court under Mr Justice McDermott which dismissed the appellant’s appeal. The Appellant in this case submitted a subject access request to her former employer, Intesa Sanpaolo Life Limited, (ISPL) in September 2015. The ...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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David McCormack v Ashford Castle Ltd [2022]

Decision number:IEHC.188   Legal body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) This case came before Mr Justice Max Barrett in the High Court following the Labour Court’s decision which concluded that the Employer’s decision to dismiss the Appellant was fair. The Appellant (Mr McCormack) had been employed at Ashford Castle Hotel since 2003 and was promoted to the role of conc...
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Dismissal Absence and Sickness Leave
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Waterford City and County Council v A Worker [2022]

Decision number:LCR22570   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This matter came before the Labour Court as a double appeal lodged by Waterford County Council and SIPTU, who acted on behalf of the worker. The appeal was lodged on foot of a recommendation handed down by an Adjudication Officer in the Workplace Relations Commission, who found that the worker was ...
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Joseph Coughlan v Kerry Ingredients (Ireland) Limited [2022]

Decision number:IEHC.195   Legal body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) The Plaintiff was employed as a General Operative for the Defendant and had worked for the Defendant company for 22 years. In July 2017, while acting in the course of his employment with the defendant, he fell partially into a hole, striking his lower back against the edge of the hole. The Plaintif...
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Health and Safety
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An Post v Edward Hurley [2022]

Decision number:UDD2216   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This claim arose following an Adjudication Officer’s decision which ordered that the Complainant, Mr. Hurley, be re-engaged to his former position with his employer, An Post. Mr. Hurley had been dismissed by the Respondent on the 14th of June 2019 for gross misconduct and claimed that he had been ...
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Dismissal Discipline and Grievance Discrimination and Equality
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Paula Reid v Teagasc [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00028084   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) recently considered the issue of equal pay under the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2021 in the case of Paula Reid v Teagasc ADJ-00028084. Background The Complainant worked as a statistician and commenced employment with the Respondent in January 1977. She ...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay Gender Pay Gap
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Infosys Limited v Mr Shahid Shaikh [2022]

Decision number:UDD2224   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The recent Labour Court decision of Infosys Limited v Mr Shahid Shaikh has brought the issue of jurisdiction into sharp focus. Background Mr Shahid Shaikh (the “Appellant”) appealed the decision of the Adjudication Officer of the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”). The Appellant had been emplo...
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Law Society of Ireland v Doocey [2022]

Decision number:.IECA.2   Legal body: Court of Appeal (IECA) This appeal was brought before the court by Ms. Kathleen Doocey, Solicitor, of KM Doocey Solicitors, Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Following a Law Society investigation, Ms. Doocey was the subject of a complaint to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. The Appellant made admissions to 24 allegations of pr...