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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. ...
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A Receptionist v A Hostel [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00023445   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Receptionist from September 2016 until she resigned in May 2019. The Complainant submitted that when she commenced working with the Respondent she was not provided with a written statement of terms and conditions of employment by the Respondent an...
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Discrimination and Equality Working Time and Leave
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Horse Yard Groom v Horse Yard owner [2020]

Decision number:ADJ-00027160   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) The Complainant was employed as a Groom for the Respondent and had worked in this position from May 2018. The Complainant was one of two Grooms in the yard and worked about 40 hours a week for a gross salary of €480.00. The Complainant informed the court that she was not provided with a Contract of...
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Unfair Dismissal Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Brampton Care Limited v A Worker [2020]

Decision number:LCR22255   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) This case concerns a claim by the Worker (Complainant) that he was unfairly dismissed without recourse to proper procedures. The Complainant was employed on a Permanent Part-Time contract to work three days a week. He commenced work with the Employer on the 8th of May 2019 and his employment was t...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures
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Rehab Group v Ms Annette Roberts [2020] UDD2026

Decision number:UDD2026   Legal body: Labour Court (LC) The Complainant brought an appeal to the labour Court of the decision of the Adjudication Officer who found against her claim of Constructive Dismissal under the Unfair Dismissals Acts. The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a Training Co-Ordinator/Instructor and commenced the role in Se...
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Unfair Dismissal
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A Care Assistant v A Nursing Home [2020]

Decision number:[ADJ-00015039]   Legal body: Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS) A nursing home has been ordered to pay €150,000 to three care workers who were sexually harassed by an alcohol-fuelled 93-year-old male resident. The three Complainants were dismissed in December 2018 after an investigation concluded they had created a situation which resulted in the maltreatment o...