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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
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A Driver v A Meat Company [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00019217   Legal body:was The Complainant was employed by the Respondent to deliver meat products to the Respondent’s customers. On the 22nd of December, the Complainant was required to make more deliveries than what had been scheduled for him. He then asked the owner of the company if he would be paid overtime. The Respond...
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Unfair Dismissal Working Time and Leave
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A Restaurant Supervisor v A Bar and Restaurant [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00017048   Legal body:was The Complainant was hired as a Supervisor for the Respondent company on a 39-hour contract. He commenced the contract on the 26th of March 2018. Due to various reasons such as lack of staff and problems with suppliers for the restaurant, the Complainant was required to work for a tremendous number ...
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Working Time and Leave
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A Psychiatrist v A Health Service Provider [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00017774   Legal body:was The Complainant brought this case before the Workplace Relations Commission as a result of unfair treatment by the Respondent. The Complainant made a Protected Disclosure complaint which raised issues regarding the patient care of a particular psychologist who was a colleague of the Complainant’s....
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Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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An Employee v An Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00012412   Legal body:was The Complainant contended that he was dismissed by the Respondent on grounds of his disability. The Complainant was employed as a Design Engineer for the Respondent when his employment was terminated in July 2017 - on the completion of two six-month contracts. In his interview, the Complainant info...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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A Lecturer v A Third Level College [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00017109   Legal body:was The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in 2001 and applied for a promotion in June 2017. She was advised that she had been unsuccessful in October 2017 and appealed this decision. However, she was informed that she was unsuccessful on her appeal. In June 2018 the Senior Lecturer P...
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Policies and Procedures Recruitment and Selection
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Waterford Institute of Technology v Louise Walsh [2019]

Decision number:EDA1931   Legal body:lc This case concerns the Complainant’s appeal of the Adjudication Officer’s decision to the Labour Court. The Appellant contended that she was the subject of a number of incidents of sexual harassment and harassment based on her gender perpetrated by students attending her lectures on various dates f...
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Discrimination and Equality
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An Employee v A Freight Company [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00015878   Legal body:was The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in February 2016 as a Business Development Manager. The Complainant’s duties included developing new solutions and services, introducing direct sales and assisting with the development of the Respondent’s office in Holland. In October 2016, t...
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Unfair Dismissal Redundancy and Reorganisation