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The Importance Of Eliminating Any Inference Of Bias In The Disciplinary Process - Patrick J. Kelly v. the Minister for Agriculture

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 16/06/2021 The recent judgement of the Supreme Court in Patrick J. Kelly v. the Minister for Agriculture and others,[1] quashed the dismissal of the former harbour master, Mr. Patrick Kelly (the “Employee”), on the basis that the decision was tainted by objective bias. This is an important judgement for a num...
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A Cautionary Tale of Unforeseen Consequences - Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited [2021]

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 11/03/2021 Co-author: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes “A cautionary tale of unforeseen consequences”:- Lorcan Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited[1] In a recent High Court judgement, Justice Allen refused an injunction application by a former cabin crew member, Lorcan Delaney (the “Employee”), against hi...
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Contracts of Employment
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Probationary Periods and Fair Procedures - Implications of the O’Donovan Case

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 01/03/2021 In this short video, Duncan Inverarity, Head of A&L Goodbody's Employment Law Group, discusses the background to, and implications of the recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Donal O’Donovan v Over-C Technology Limited and Over-C Limited [2021] IECA 37 for probationary clauses and pra...
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Contracts of Employment Probation
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The Extent Of The Obligation To Provide Reasonable Accommodation

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 04/12/2020 The effects of COVID-19 have brought the obligation to provide reasonable accommodation into sharp focus this past year. While remote working has been a welcome change for many, this has not been without challenge. Employers have had to consider how to accommodate disabled employees who are working...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Don’t ‘Settle’ For Second Best: The Importance of Legal Advice In Settlement Agreements

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 29/09/2020 Authors: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes In a recent decision by the Labour Court in Wasim Haskiya v Keelings Retail Unlimited Company 2020, the Court set aside the decision of the Workplace Relations Commission (the “WRC”), and found that a settlement agreement between Wasim Haskiya (the “Employ...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Appealing on a Point of Law – Superior Court Role

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 08/09/2020 Authors: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes Employment Update: Transdev Ireland Limited v Michael Caplis[1] In a recent judgment by the High Court, Justice Humphreys refused to grant the appellant, Transdev Ireland Limited (the “Employer”) permission to appeal on a point of law a decision of the Lab...
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Sectoral Employment Orders Ruled Legally Invalid

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 01/07/2020 Decision Number: [2020] IEHC 303 Legal Body: High Court of Ireland (IEHC) Type of Claim/Jurisdiction: Contracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues, Pay and Conditions of Employment, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues The Applicant was a company, limited by guara...
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Discovery of Documentation – Interpretation of Orders

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 30/06/2020 Introduction In legal proceedings evidence is critical, whether the case involves a criminal charge where the guilt of the accused must be established beyond a reasonable doubt or civil proceedings where the onus is on the person bringing the cases (the ‘plaintiff’) to establish his/her case on the...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Key Considerations For Employers Regarding The Use Of CCTV Footage In Disciplinary Proceedings

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 27/05/2020 The use of CCTV footage in disciplinary proceedings has developed as a key feature in employment disputes over the past number of years. This issue was more recently considered in Doolin v The Data Protection Commissioner [2020] IEHC 90, where the High Court determined that the permissible use of C...
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Challenge to the Workplace Relations Commission’s Adjudication Service – High Court Decision

Posted in: Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 04/05/2020 Zalewski V WRC, an Adjudication Officer, Ireland & The Attorney General High Court judgment, delivered April 21st, 2020. Background Facts The Applicant, Mr. Zalewski, sought to have a claim for “unfair dismissal”, under The Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 (UDA1977) and a claim for “payment of wages...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues