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A Bookkeeper v A Sports Club [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00019195   Legal body:was Keywords: Unfair Dismissal; Breach of Fair Procedures The Complainant had been a member of the Respondent Sports Club for fifty years. During this time he served as Treasurer from 1995 up to November 2017. He was suspended on November 30th pending an investigation into payments that were being made...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures
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Drogheda Resource Centre Limited v Mairead Reilly [2019]

Decision number:TED1912   Legal body:lc Keywords: Breach of Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 to 2014 This case is an appeal of the Adjudication Officer’s decision to the Labour Court which was brought by the Complainant, Mairead Reilly. The Complainant commenced employment as an ‘Information Officer’ for the Respondent in 2011...
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Contracts of Employment
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Employees of a Youth Service v A Youth Service [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00015755   Legal body:was Keywords: Protection of Employees (Part-Time) Work Act 2001, Denial of Access to Pension Scheme This case focuses on the rights and entitlements for part time employees. The Complainant commenced employment on a part time basis as a ‘Youthreach Resource Person’ with the Respondent in 2008. Employee...
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Discrimination and Equality Pensions
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A Kitchen Porter v A Takeaway [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00016112   Legal body:was The Complainant, a Hungarian national, was employed as a Kitchen Porter for the Respondent company since 2015. In the beginning, the Complainant worked between two kitchens that the Respondent owned. In December of 2017/January 2018, things started to deteriorate rapidly for the Complainant as th...
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Unfair Dismissal Pay and Conditions of Employment
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A Truck Driver v A Distribution Company [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00017738   Legal body:was This case illustrates the significance for an employer to utilise the appropriate disciplinary procedure to investigate an incident in the workplace. The Complainant was employed as a lorry driver delivering oil with the Respondent company since 1984 and his employment ceased on the 27th of July 20...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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James Peter Maloney v Ability West CLG [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00011207   Legal body:was This case was brought by the Complainant after the Respondent decided to withdraw the part-time permanent contract of employment that was offered to him upon realising he was 65 years old. The Complainant applied for the position of a minibus driver with the Respondent in May 2017. The essential cr...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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Lufthansa Technic Shannon Ltd (represented by IBEC) v Services Industrial Professional Technical Union [2019]

Decision number:LCR21986   Legal body:lc This case was brought before the Labour Court as a result of the Respondent’s decision to utilise their staff’s banked hours on the 1st and 2nd of March 2018 when a Red Alert weather warning had been issued by Met Eireann. The Complainant argued that this decision was not agreed upon by staff. When...
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Jewel Star Designs Ltd v Glenn Sheppard [2019]

Decision number:EDA1912   Legal body:lc This case was an appeal brought forward to the Labour Court by the Respondent (Jewel Star Designs Ltd) in response to the decision handed down by the Adjudication Officer which awarded the Complainant €12,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal. The Complainant had commenced employment as a Produc...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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An Employee v A Tool Hire Company [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00016633   Legal body:was This case focuses on the importance of bringing a claim of unfair dismissal within the requisite time frame. The Complainant was employed by the Respondent company from the 14th of October 2013 to the 5th of December 2017 when he resigned. He did not submit his claims under the Unfair Dismissals Ac...
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Unfair Dismissal Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Colm McNamee v Irish Municipal Public And Civil Trade Union Impact Trade Union / FORSA Trade Union [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00012244   Legal body:was The Complainant contended that he was discriminated against by the Respondent because of his Autism, Asperger’s, and difference in cognitive style. He maintained that his application to a summer school training event was denied on grounds of his disability and that the Respondent had also discrimin...
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Discrimination and Equality