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ConsenSys Software & Services Ireland DAC v Adjudication Officer of the WRC [2022]

Legal body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) This case is an appeal to the High Court brought by a software company against a decision by an Adjudication officer of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). An award of €129,000 compensation to a former employee of the company was ordered due to a complaint regarding the company’s redundancy...
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Pat Keating v Shannon Foynes Port Company [2022]

Decision number:IEHC.505   Legal body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) The Plaintiff, Pat Keating, who is the Chief Executive Officer (‘CEO’) of Shannon Foynes Port Company (the Defendant) brought proceedings to the High Court to seek relief that he is entitled to performance related payments (‘PRP’) for the period 2010-2016 pursuant to clause 8.3 of his service agree...
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Contracts of Employment Pay
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Melissa Angarita Cardenas v Seda College [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00026853   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant worked for the Respondent, an English language college, in several different roles, from the 3rd of October 2016 until she resigned on the 21st of July 2021. The Complainant submitted ten complaints to the WRC. The Complainant was working part-time in student support, alongside wo...
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Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment Pay
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Adam Brien v Persian Properties [2022]

Decision number:.ADJ-00030515   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) On the 16th of July 2018, the Complainant commenced working as a food and beverage manager in the Respondent’s Davenport Hotel and in the Respondent’s other hotels. He earned an annual salary of €38,000. By the end of March 2020, 180 employees had been temporarily laid off and there had been 25 r...
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Dismissal Redundancy Policies and Procedures
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Tara Keating v Camfil [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00030501   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant commenced employed with the Respondent as a Purchasing Representative on the 1st of January 1990 and her employment ended in February 2020. The Complainant brought a claim of Unfair Dismissal seeking adjudication to the WRC. The Complainant was absent from work from 1st until the 30...
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Dismissal
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Stefan Jennings v Cidos Trading Ltd Banba Toymaster [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00033733   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant was interviewed by the Respondent’s assistant store manager on Thursday the 8th October 2020, his interview was successful, and the Complainant commenced employment in the Respondent’s toy store on the 12th of October 2020 and worked until the 8th of December 2020. When the Complain...
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Working Time Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Bernard Meehan v Security At Risk Security Group [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00034472   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The complainant commenced work as a security officer in 2007, initially with another company. In July 2020, he was transferred to the Respondent company. The Complainant brought two complaints: one under the Payment of Wages Act, 1991 and the other under the European Communities (Protection of Empl...
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Fit For Life Gym Ltd v Ms Megan Healy [2022]

Decision number:UDD2241   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This is an appeal by Fit 4 life Gym Limited (hereafter the Respondent) against an Adjudication Officer’s Decision ADJ-00030571 given under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2015 (the Act’s) in a claim by Megan Healy (hereafter the Complainant) that she was unfairly dismissed. The Adjudication Offi...
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Dismissal
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Karl Griffin v Bus Atha Cliath [2022]

Decision number:ADJ-00029733   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant, Karl Griffin, brought a complaint under the Employment Equality Act against the Respondent, Bus Átha Cliath, alleging discrimination on the grounds of disability. The Complainant alleged that he was discriminated against on the grounds of his disabilities, including sleep apnoea a...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Ms Rebecca Tracey v Dublin Simon Community [2022]

Decision number:EDA2211   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This is an appeal by Ms Rebecca Tracey, against Adjudication Officer’s Decision ADJ-00024891 given under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2015. The Adjudication Officer found that the Complainant was not discriminated against. The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Project Worker...
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Discrimination and Equality