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A Shop Assistant v A Retailer [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00015003   Legal body:was The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Sales Assistant in November 2016 and terminated the employment in November 2018 as a result of being sexually harassed and subjected to discrimination. When the Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent company, she signed the contract ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Mr. Z v The Respondent [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00018852   Legal body:was The Claimant commenced employment with the Respondent in March 2018. He finished his employment with the Respondent in August 2018. On the 7th of June 2018, he enquired about his entitlement to take paternity leave. His Manager informed him that he was entitled to 3 days fully paid respondent leave...
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Unfair Dismissal Pay and Conditions of Employment
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G4S Secure Solutions (Ireland) Limited v Kelly [2019]

Decision number:EDA1919   Legal body:lc This case is an appeal of the Adjudication Officer’s decision, which found in favour of the Complainant, brought Respondent company (G4S Secure Solutions Ireland Limited). The Complainant was employed by the Respondent company since 2014 on a contract that stated she would be primarily based on the...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Jurij Bondarenko v Employment Appeals Tribunal and Keegan Quarries Limited [2019]

Decision number:IEHC.578.   Legal body:iehc In this case the Applicant, Jurij Bondarenko, sought an order of certiorari quashing a decision made by the Respondent in which they declined to make an order in favour of the Applicant. The Applicant had sought reinstatement to his employment with Keegan Quarries Limited (the notice party). The Ap...
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Nano Nagle School v Daly [2019]

Decision number:IESC.63   Legal body:iesc This well-known case regarding a special needs assistant at a school in Co Kerry has been considered by the Supreme Court, having previously been considered by the then Equality Tribunal, the Labour Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal, the last of which had ruled in favour of the school a...
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Senior Nurse v A Health Service Provider [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00014052   Legal body:was Disability discrimination can be a minefield for employers. The broad definition of "disability" within the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015 ("the Acts") places a considerable legal obligation on employers. In order to rely on the protection in the Acts, an employee must be in a position to prov...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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A Worker v A Manufacturing Plant [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00015325   Legal body:was The claimant was employed as a warehouse operator/process assurance operator for the Respondent company from November 2003 until April 2018 when the claimant was dismissed for gross misconduct. The misconduct allegations related to a question raised by the claimant at a Townhall meeting where he re...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures
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Dunnes Stores v A Worker [2019]

Decision number:LCR22038   Legal body:lc The Complainant referred his case to the Labour Court as a result of him being subjected to bullying in the workplace. The Complainant was employed as a Department Manager in a number of the Respondent Company’s stores in the Cork area since 2007. In March 2018, the Complainant was relocated to the...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Discrimination and Equality
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Irish Prison Service v A Prison Officer [2019]

Decision number:EDA1837   Legal body:lc This case is an appeal by the Irish Prison Service (the Respondent) of the Adjudication Officer’s decision which awarded a Prison Officer (the Complainant) the sum of €40,000 in compensation upon finding that the Complainant had been discriminated against by the Respondent. The Complainant had been...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Senior Retail Betting Assistant v Retail Bookmaker [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00016952   Legal body:was The Complainant worked 40 hours per week as a Senior Retail Betting Assistant in a retail bookmaker’s (the Respondent). The Complainant submitted that they did not receive their statutory break entitlements throughout the course of their employment. Although the Complainant raised this issue with t...
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Working Time and Leave