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North Tipperary School Completion Programme v A Worker [2020]

Decision number:LCR22175   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The Complainant, who is a qualified primary school teacher was working as a Project Worker supporting vulnerable students across three different schools. The Complainant submitted that he was not provided with an induction or training for the role. The Complainant made several unsuccessful attem...
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RCI Call Centre (Ireland) limited v Ibrahim Salah [2020]

Decision number:UDD202   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) In February 2013, the Complainant commenced employment with RCI Call Centre (Ireland) Ltd, a holiday exchange provider. The Complainant was employed at RCI’s call centre in Cork, where he worked as part of RCI’s Italian team. In April 2016, the Complainant was involved in an argument with a colleag...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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A Supermarket Manager v A Supermarket [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00015765   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in 2010. In November 2016, the Complainant was asked to work in another supermarket as it was being considered for takeover and his assistance was required. The Complainant was always aware that his role as Store Manager in the first supermar...
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Jean Martin v The Auld Triangle Bed and Breakfast [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00016257   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) This is another Equal Status case that has implications for employment. The Complainant had booked a room in the Respondent's B&B for herself and her sister for the purpose of staying there overnight in February 2018. When the Complainant arrived at the premises on the date in question the door...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Ryanair DAC v Peter Bellew [2019]

Decision number:IEHC.907   Legal body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) Introduction The within judgment is the culmination of an eight-day trial in the High Court before Allen J in December 2019 further to an application by Ryanair Limited (as it then was) (‘the Company’) for an order of specific performance of Mr Peter Bellew’s (‘the Defendant’) contract of employmen...
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Contracts of Employment
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Macrea Takeaway Limited v Mr Ioan Alin Andrei [2020]

Decision number:DWT201   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Counter Assistant from June 2017 until his resignation in February 2018. The Complainant lodged a number of claims under various pieces of legislation with the Workplace Relations Commission. One of the issues raised by the Complainant was the fac...
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Working Time and Leave
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A Scheduler v An Installation Provider

Decision number:ADJ-00017335   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant said that during his employment he was regularly and repeatedly subjected to homophobic abuse, was harassed, victimised and discriminated against on the basis of his sexuality. He said that Mr. A, a co-worker and team leader, repeatedly laughed and sniggered into the Complainant’s f...
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Discrimination and Equality
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A Care Worker v Care Services [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00019285   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) A recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), A Care Worker v Care Services ADJ-00019285, reminds us of the strong legal protections in relation to pregnancy. The employee in question worked as a care worker on a full time basis. According to the employee, she was in discussions w...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Patrick J. Kelly v The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and others [2019]

Decision number:IECA.299   Legal body: Court of Appeal (IECA) The Complainant was appointed to the position of harbour master at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre in 1996. One of the terms and conditions in his contract of employment stipulated that the Complainant could not be “connected with any outside business which would interfere with the performance of ...
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Unfair Dismissal Contracts of Employment
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A Paramedic v An Ambulance Provider [2019]

Decision number:ADJ-00015651   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant, who was employed as a Paramedic until May 2018 contended that he had been unfairly dismissed. The Complainant also claimed that his employment was terminated without notice. The Complainant advised the Respondent employer in April 2018 that he was unwell and would not be at work th...
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Unfair Dismissal Pay and Conditions of Employment