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Jo Jingles Cork v Heather O'Sullivan [2020]

Decision number:EDA/2018 .ADE/19/35   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The Complainant commenced employment on the 13th April 2015 as a class teacher working across a number of locations. The Complainant worked part time – on average 11 hours per week. Her employment terminated on the 8th January 2018. The Complainant claimed that the Respondent reacted to her request...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Health Service Executive v A Worker [2020]

Decision number:LCR22287   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This case is an appeal by the Health Service Executive (Respondent), against the decision of an Adjudication Officer which found that the Complainant had been treated unfairly and that she had a legitimate grievance. The issue in dispute between the parties arose from a breach by the Health Service...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Health Service Executive v Ms Margaret Hannigan [2020]

Decision number:EDA2013   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) Margaret Hannigan (the “Employee”) worked in the Catering department for a number of years at the HSE (the “Employer”). Due to a visual impairment condition, Occupational Health recommended that the Employee should be transferred from the kitchen area and should undergo training with the National C...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Assured Personnel Ltd v Adam Herzyk [2020]

Decision number:EDA2015   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) Adam Herzyk (the “Employee”) was employed as a driver with Assured Personnel Limited (the “Employer”). The Employee was absent from work for four months due to back pain. Subsequently, the Employee submitted a medical certificate confirming he was fit to work but should not work full-time and shoul...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Gino’s Italian Ice Cream Limited v Siobhan Nolan [2020]

Decision number:EDA2017   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This is an appeal brought by the Complainant, Ms Siobhan Nolan, to the Labour Court after the Adjudication Officer refused to uphold her claim of unfair discrimination on grounds of gender and family status. The Complainant was employed by Gino’s Italian Ice Cream from March 2013 until September 20...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Trinity College Dublin v Mr Iftikhar Ahmad [2020]

Decision number:UDD2030   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This is an appeal brought by Trinity College, Dublin against the decision of an Adjudication Officer in a claim of unfair dismissal by Mr Iftikhar Ahmad against his former employer. The Adjudication Officer found in favour of the Complainant’s claim and held that the Complainant should be re-engage...
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Unfair Dismissal Redundancy and Reorganisation
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Connemara Marble Industries Ltd v Frances Murphy [2020]

Decision number:UDD2031   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This case is an appeal to the Labour Court brought by the Respondent (Connemara Marble Industries Limited) against the decision of the Adjudication Officer which found that the Complainant (Frances Murphy) was unfairly dismissed and awarded her the sum of €30,000 in compensation. The Complainant w...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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CPL Solutions Limited v Andrzej Wrodarczyk [2020]

Decision number:AWD203   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The Labour Court issued a decision last month confirming that an agency worker’s entitlement to the same terms and conditions of employment as those doing the same work in the hiring entity does not extend to a right to representation during a disciplinary hearing. The request to give agency worker...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues A-Typical Working
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A Special Needs Assistant v A School [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00025023   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant contended that the difficulties he experienced with the School Principal and then the Board of Management stemmed from, and were directly linked to his making complaints about the treatment of children at the school. He had made complaints in writing to the Principal in 2018 and 201...
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A Bar Manager v A Public House [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00026363.   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant commenced employment as a Manager in the Respondent’s public house in 1999. His employment was terminated on the 20th of November 2018, when his previous employer leased the premises to the Respondent. However, in early December 2018, the Complainant decided to come back to work. ...