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# Labour Court
After a long running dispute, 999 operators have secured a pay increase
The Labour Court recommended the workers be paid €11.50 an hour immediately, and €12.50 an hour by June.
# brennans bakery
Bakery says it dismissed worker for making chewing gum 'stick man'
The worker claimed in the Labour Court that this wasn’t the real reason for his dismissal.
# reversal of fortune
€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned
The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.
# Labour Court
Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'
The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.
# Labour Court
Woman who was unfairly dismissed after suffering miscarriage awarded €17k
The company argued that it had not unfairly dismissed the woman as it was unaware at the time of dismissal of her pregnancy.
# unfair
Hotel security guard sacked after showing guest her own 'sex tape' awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal
The Labour Court has found that the decision by CityWest to dismiss Nicholas Reddin was unfair.
# Unfair Dismissal
Former airport search officer awarded over €9k after being sacked for 'supporting medicinal cannabis'
The man claimed he was fired for his political beliefs but failed to get reinstated to his position.
# Labour Court
A worker sacked after making a discrimination claim has been awarded €25,000
Katarzyna Woznickzka worked for Couverture, a Dublin desserts company.
# No deal
Irish Rail drivers reject Labour Court pay recommendation
83% of Irish Rail’s Siptu members rejected the recommendation put forward by the Labour Court.
# Unfair Dismissal
Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.
# Discrimination
Shop which told pregnant employee to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000
The Labour Court ruled that Karolina Poslajko had been discriminated against by her former employer, Kildare town-based Clelands Supermarkets Ltd.
# it's a deal
Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation
Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.
# Sacked
Sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up over the company limit at 4.20pm
The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.
# Labour Court
A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'
The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.
# Labour Court
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
# Crabby Jo's
Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation
Dorota Murat was fired five weeks after informing bosses she was pregnant.
# Labour Pain
Irish Rail staff will go to Labour Court, but say don't expect a resolution
The NBRU General Secretary accused the government of a “blueshirt bias”.
# escalation
Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.
# Ouch
DIY store Woodie's has to fork out €15,000 to a worker sacked over a missing €50 note
The Labour Court said the retailer didn’t carry out a proper investigation.
# Labour Court
Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.
# Labour Court
Johnstown Garden Centre has been told to pay €4,000 over a worker's 'Nazi chant' claims
An ex-staffer told the Labour Court she was subjected to racially motivated abuse on the job.
# Work
Shannon security staff are due pay rises for the airport's 'unique' situation
Workers at the airport, which routinely hosts US military flights, need to fulfil stringent criteria.
# it's still on
Leo Varadkar defends his proposed ban on 'essential' public workers' strike
Leo was forced to defend some of his big manifesto promises today.
# Working time
Dublin Bus ordered to compensate driver over 'systematic' rostering breach
A Labour Court ruling has highlighted the company’s failure to tell drivers of their specific start and finish times at least 24 hours in advance.
# Industrial Relations
Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.
# Pay deal
Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail
Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.
# Wages
Fitzgerald must find €25m from her department for Garda pay deal
The other €25 million is to come from other departments under a process of “burden-sharing”.
# Unite
PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.
# Bus Stop
Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks
Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.
Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?
The next few months look bleak for industrial relations in the public sector, writes Dr Michelle O’Sullivan.
# thin blue line
GRA general secretary survives no confidence vote as AGSI calls for members to accept pay deal
The news comes after the GRA general secretary survived a motion of no confidence.
# Public Pay
'I don't want to see that happen': Risk of row backs on garda resources without Lansdowne, says minister
Minister Paschal Donohoe is holding the line that the Lansdowne Road Agreement is the only show in town.
# thin blue line
Here's how much cash the average garda stands to gain from the pay deal
Gardaí are mulling over the deal as they wait for their ballot papers to arrive.
# Breakthrough
The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action
A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.
# Garda Strike
The Commissioner's directive and the probationers' payslips - 48 hours of garda fury
The Labour Court is now assessing submissions made by the GRA after the association said Friday’s strike will go ahead.
# mood of the nation
Support for Sinn Féin and independents up, but Fianna Fáil is most popular party
According to the latest opinion poll, at least.
# Industrial Action
Strike action by Dublin Bus 'inevitable' says union boss
The NBRU general secretary, Dermot O’Leary is looking for parity of pay between Dublin Bus drivers and Luas drivers.
# recommendation
Labour Court recommends Dublin Bus workers get a lot less than 30% pay claim
That could mean more bus strikes.
# david parris
European court advised to find Trinity lecturer was discriminated against for being gay
David Parris has taken Trinity College to the European Court of Justice over its refusal to transfer his pension to his partner of 30 years in the event of his death.
# Labour Court
Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff
The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.