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# Labour Court

This year
Convicted dog pound operator succeeds in having €18,000 payout to 'whistleblower' warden overturned
The processes implemented by the Ashton Dog Pound were deemed to be wholly unrelated to the ex-employee’s protected disclosure.
Businessman Peter Casey was 'almost violent' during sacking at his recruitment firm, court told
An unfair dismissal case has been taken by a former executive against Casey’s firm Claddagh Resources.
Retained firefighters to resume strike action after rejecting Labour Court recommendations
The suspension on strike action will now be lifted and it will commence at every fire station from Wednesday, 26 July.
SIPTU expected to reject Labour Court recommendations over retained firefighters dispute
The SIPTU National Retained Firefighter Committee said there is “major disappointment” at the recommendations among members.
Tomorrow's planned strike for retained firefighters called off after Labour Court talks
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute involving retained firefighters began at the Labour Court this morning.
Retained firefighters have suspended their industrial action to allow for Labour Court talks
The Labour Court has written to Siptu reps inviting them to ‘exploratory discussions’ on Monday.
Nurse loses unfair dismissal case after she was fired for forging signature to get medication
The hospital dismissed the Clinical Nurse Manager for gross misconduct on 18 June 2021.
Two days of planned work stoppages by Go Ahead Ireland bus staff have been suspended
The work stoppages by employees of the private bus operator were scheduled to take place on 1 and 8 March.
Labour Court finds age limit of 35 for new Garda job applicants is 'discriminatory'
Commissioner Harris told the Labour Court that he believed that an age cap of 35 for An Garda Síochána “is essential”.
Last year
Underpaid and overworked: The serious allegations by migrant fishers to the WRC
Analysis of cases heard by Workplace Relations Commission paint grim picture.
Fishers took cases against vessel owners, with some awarded thousands in compensation
Findings include 72-hour working weeks, forging of mandatory employment records and unfair dismissal
Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.
All time
Creche which featured in Prime Time exposé appeals order to pay €12,800 to whistleblower
The owners claim they never received a protected disclosure.
Taoiseach informed that Debenhams workers rejected Labour Court proposal by 91%
Workers had been “shocked” and “disappointed” at the proposal for a €3m education and training fund.
Striking Debenhams workers 'shocked' at recommendation for €3m training fund
Former staff with the company have been protesting since April.
SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase
A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners was delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak.
'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights
They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.
Dublin City Council workers miss average of 10 to 12 days a year through absenteeism
The Labour Court heard that the average absenteeism in the Council is approximately 5%.
Care workers secure win after Labour Court recommends they can wear football jerseys to work
The issue went to the Labour Court after a resolution couldn’t be reached at the WRC.
Labour Court recommends pay increase of 2.25% for 5,000 workers at Penneys
However, 2.25% falls short of the 3.4% increase that the Mandate union was seeking on behalf of its members.
College lecturer who was told how male students 'would do her' awarded €10k for sexual harassment
Waterford Institute of Technology was ordered to pay compensation for not doing enough to prevent the sexual harassment.
Ali Selim awarded €7.5k as Labour Court rules he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin
Dr Selim claimed he was fired due to a controversy which broke out over comments he made on RTÉ in 2018.
Teachers at DCU English school say offer of 50c pay increase is 'a slap in the face'
Staff at the school have raised a number of issues about pay and conditions.
State of Kuwait to appeal Labour Court ruling quashing its immunity from Irish employment law
A ruling last month found that an employee of the State of Kuwait could take a case under Irish law.
Psychiatric nurses suspend indefinite overtime ban due to begin this evening
The dispute between the PNA and the HSE has now been referred to the Labour Court.
Mayo retailer to pay €20,000 to woman who was unfairly dismissed in dispute over 12 ham slices
Details of the case was heard at the Labour Court.
Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute
Members of the INMO voted 62% in favour of accepting the proposals.
'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike
It follows a Labour Court recommendation in the INMO’s favour.
Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal
The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.
Hundreds of employment scheme supervisors to strike over 11-year-old claim for pension rights
CE scheme supervisors will stage a 10-hour stoppage over the court’s recommendation from 2008 about their pension rights.
European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination
Teacher’s union the INTO said that it the ruling was “a bitter disappointment”.
INMO recommends members accept Labour Court recommendations
A ballot of INMO members will be held between 11 and 25 March.
'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses
The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.
Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020
Finance Minister Donohoe has said that the Labour Court recommendations are “consistent with the public sector stability agreement”.
Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention
This evening’s Labour Court recommendation includes a number of proposals.
Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000
The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.
Aer Lingus was told to pay thousands to workers 'in limbo' after a restructuring of its food unit
The airline rejigged its catering set-up before it was bought by IAG.
Tesco worker fired after removing bottle of wine worth less than €20 from store
Although the retail worker successfully sued the supermarket, the Labour Court found she contributed to her dismissal.
Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing
The man maintained he always kept his beard neat and tidy, and he should not have been suspended.
Labour Court overturns €39k payout for worker despite HSE's 'entirely unsatisfactory approach'
The Labour Court was scathing in its assessment of how the HSE handles such cases.
Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down
Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.