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A Legal Executive v A Solicitor [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00020751   Legal body:was The Complainant commenced employment as a Legal Executive with the Respondent in June 2007. The Complainant earned a net salary of €500 per week but never received any payslips. In July 2016, the Complainant went on sick leave and resigned in January 2019. The Complainant was not furnished with a w...
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An Industrial Cleaner v A Cleaning Company [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00019936   Legal body:was The Complainant was paid a Christmas bonus every year of €500. On the 5th of December 2018, he handed in his notice to the Respondent who then failed to pay his Christmas bonus for that year. The Complainant believed that the Respondent held off paying staff Christmas bonuses on purpose, as all oth...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Pay and Conditions of Employment
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C.D. v The Board of Management of a National School [2019]

Decision number:IEHC.819   Legal body:iehc The applicant, “C.D.” was employed as a Primary school teacher in a small rural school from 1996 to 2018. In 1998 she became Principal of the school. Whilst on administrative leave in March 2018, she was informed by the Board of Management that she was dismissed. The Applicant then applied to the H...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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A Transition Year Student v A Secondary School [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00012323   Legal body:was The Complainant, who has a severe nut allergy, enrolled for a Transition Year trip to France. Shortly after her payment was accepted, the Complainant’s parents were informed by the Board of Management that an additional requirement had to be fulfilled so that the Complainant be allowed to travel. T...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Bruce Betting t/a GT Retail v A Worker [2019]

Decision number:LCR22116   Legal body:lc The Complainant submitted her complaint to the Labour Court under the Industrial Relations Act. The Complainant submitted that she had been dismissed by the Respondent on the basis that her position was being made redundant. She stated that her position was subsequently advertised and shortly afte...
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Collective and Trade Union Issues
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Alteration Centre v Ms Renata Uryn [2019]

Decision number:UDD1963   Legal body:lc The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent on the 24th of August 2011. In August 2016, the Complainant was invited to attend a disciplinary hearing which did not materialise as the Complainant commenced a period of sick leave from the 12th of August to the 28th of August 2016. Subsequ...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures
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Herbai v. Hungary [2019]

Decision number:ECHR.378   Legal body:ecthr This case concerned the applicant’s dismissal from his job in human resources in a bank owing to his involvement with a website devoted to HR issues. In January 2011 the applicant, together with Ms A.N., started a knowledge-sharing website for human resources management-related publications and eve...
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Unfair Dismissal Human Rights
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Stablefield Limited v Ana Lacramiora Manciu [2019]

Decision number:DWT1924   Legal body:lc The Complainant brought the case before the Labour Court after the Adjudication Officer did not uphold her claim against the Respondent. The Complaints related to the number of working hours per week, the restriction on annual leave and the insufficient break times during the day. The Complainant w...
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Working Time and Leave
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Aer Lingus v Dick Fagan [2019]

Decision number:UDD1962   Legal body:lc The Appellant brought this case before the Labour Court following a finding that he had not been unfairly dismissed. The Appellant commenced employment with the Respondent in 1994. In June 2015, on arrival at Dublin Airport, the Appellant was stopped by customs officers who discovered that the Appe...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Kathleen Dempsey v The West of Ireland Alzheimer Foundation [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00014857   Legal body:was The Complainant was approached by the Respondent in May 2018 to find out whether or not she would be retiring. She then received a letter detailing that her employment would cease owing to retirement. Whilst a retirement age had been detailed in her contract of employment, at least 3 other employee...
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Discrimination and Equality