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#Unfair Dismissal

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld
# WRC
# WRC

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld

Nov 19th 2020, 4:45 PM 52,067 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 26 June, 2020

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness
# WRC
# WRC

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 AM 27,023 Views 0 Comments

The woman took a discrimination case against her employer, a residential disability service.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal
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# Unfair Dismissal

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal

Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 6,815 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 13 September, 2019

Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year
# WRC
# WRC

Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year

Sep 13th 2019, 4:34 PM 97,078 Views 0 Comments

The WRC said there were substantial grounds for the worker’s dismissal.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Mayo retailer to pay €20,000 to woman who was unfairly dismissed in dispute over 12 ham slices
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Mayo retailer to pay €20,000 to woman who was unfairly dismissed in dispute over 12 ham slices

Jul 18th 2019, 6:13 PM 70,610 Views 0 Comments

Details of the case was heard at the Labour Court.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Pregnant woman who felt isolated and humiliated by male boss awarded €16,500
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Pregnant woman who felt isolated and humiliated by male boss awarded €16,500

May 9th 2019, 7:32 PM 36,228 Views 0 Comments

The woman worked at the accountancy firm from 2006 to 2018.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments
# WRC
# WRC

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments

Apr 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 40,323 Views 0 Comments

Dr Ali Selim is one of the leading figures in the Irish Muslim community.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

Apr 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,948 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 11 March, 2019

Care home worker loses unfair dismissal claim after she called service user 'a little s**t'
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Care home worker loses unfair dismissal claim after she called service user 'a little s**t'

Mar 11th 2019, 10:50 PM 22,832 Views 0 Comments

The WRC dismissed the woman’s claim after finding that her claim was not well-founded.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Care worker who allegedly told service user that she'd 'kill her' loses unfair dismissal action

Feb 21st 2019, 5:15 PM 18,797 Views 0 Comments

The patient’s grand-daughter alleged that on 26 April 2018 the care-worker had verbally threatened her grandmother.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 18 February, 2019

Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station

Feb 18th 2019, 3:45 PM 80,364 Views 0 Comments

The WRC has ordered the man’s former employer to pay him €20,000 for his unfair dismissal.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 15 February, 2019

Packaging firm ordered to pay €12,500 to unfairly dismissed pregnant worker
# WRC
# WRC

Packaging firm ordered to pay €12,500 to unfairly dismissed pregnant worker

Feb 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 19,764 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s P45 was left on her desk while she was on sick leave.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000
# Overturned
# Overturned

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 36,987 Views 0 Comments

The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 7 January, 2019

Pregnant woman who was dismissed after being asked if she had 'too much Supermac's' awarded €14,000
# Bar Manager
# Bar Manager

Pregnant woman who was dismissed after being asked if she had 'too much Supermac's' awarded €14,000

Jan 7th 2019, 5:43 PM 49,828 Views 0 Comments

The hotel which employed the woman was ordered to pay her compensation by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Hotel worker who claimed manager told him that he had his 'head up his a**e' awarded €1,700
# WRC
# WRC

Hotel worker who claimed manager told him that he had his 'head up his a**e' awarded €1,700

Nov 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 30,167 Views 0 Comments

The dispute arose after the worker went home from his job early one evening in December 2017.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case
# Intimidating Content
# Intimidating Content

Worker accused of complaining about UK bosses in 'strong nationalist undertones' fails in unfair dismissal case

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 18,359 Views 0 Comments

His company said the email sent to the CEO in America had “intimidating content”.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case
# WRC
# WRC

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case

Oct 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 62,257 Views 0 Comments

During an investigation, the man told his employer that he did not know that the emergency stop button was only to be used in actual emergencies.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal
# WRC
# WRC

Gym worker who yawned and 'rolled on floor' in front of members awarded €1,420 for unfair dismissal

Oct 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 56,359 Views 0 Comments

The case was taken after the complainant alleged that he was bullied and undermined by his manager before he was sacked.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 21 September, 2018

Worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about 'bosses' awarded €7,700
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about 'bosses' awarded €7,700

Sep 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 33,827 Views 26 Comments

The woman alleged the managing director of the company had kicked her chair and shouted at her, which started the furore.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 6 September, 2018

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

Sep 6th 2018, 2:45 PM 2,855 Views 2 Comments

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

Sep 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,288 Views 19 Comments

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Woman bullied and accused of doing 'crap job of running' property company awarded €12,500
# Dispute
# Dispute

Woman bullied and accused of doing 'crap job of running' property company awarded €12,500

Aug 30th 2018, 6:01 AM 24,737 Views 0 Comments

The WRC heard how the woman was harassed by the company’s clients following the economic downturn.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ministerial driver sacked over expense claims has unfair dismissal case rejected by WRC
# WRC
# WRC

Ministerial driver sacked over expense claims has unfair dismissal case rejected by WRC

Aug 29th 2018, 6:20 AM 29,468 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought when the driver had his contract terminated after providing insufficient proof for his expenses.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Woman awarded €8,000 after being sacked for not being pushy enough with customers
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman awarded €8,000 after being sacked for not being pushy enough with customers

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 71,878 Views 46 Comments

The woman lasted just 34 days in her employment as store manager for a Dublin outlet of a family-run business.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Employer who sacked worker after secretly filming him siphoning off diesel 'behaved reasonably'
# Dispute
# Dispute

Employer who sacked worker after secretly filming him siphoning off diesel 'behaved reasonably'

Aug 21st 2018, 6:20 AM 41,896 Views 0 Comments

The worker had complained that the covert surveillance breached his privacy.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000

Aug 12th 2018, 7:30 AM 49,563 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been working at the company for a little over a month.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking
# Sacked
# Sacked

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

Aug 11th 2018, 7:10 AM 43,599 Views 0 Comments

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 10 August, 2018

Bar manager sacked after his 11-year-old son was seen carrying pint glasses to customers awarded €3,270
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Bar manager sacked after his 11-year-old son was seen carrying pint glasses to customers awarded €3,270

Aug 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 42,783 Views 0 Comments

The man had been working at the pub for 27 years.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules
# WRC
# WRC

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

Aug 7th 2018, 2:54 PM 33,726 Views 0 Comments

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Boss who told woman being sick was 'no problem' and fired her a week later ordered to pay her €10,000

Aug 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 87,308 Views 62 Comments

The company in question did not appear at the Labour Court hearing regarding the woman’s complaint.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Childcare worker who had rock thrown at him and was regularly threatened wins €15k compensation
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Childcare worker who had rock thrown at him and was regularly threatened wins €15k compensation

Jul 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 22,393 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission said the man had “no alternative but to resign” because of how he was treated.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Sacked worker who went along with false story to 'protect teammate' awarded €50k compensation

Jul 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 41,443 Views 0 Comments

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

'They wanted me out': Former emergency service controller awarded €5k over 'flawed' disciplinary probe

Jul 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,280 Views 0 Comments

The man sought reinstatement but the WRC judged that to be inappropriate given the “breakdown of trust”.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex
# Restaurant Chain
# Restaurant Chain

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex

Jun 21st 2018, 2:00 PM 57,440 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission has ordered his employer to pay the man €6,500 after finding that his dismissal was unfair.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case
# Local Authority
# Local Authority

Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case

May 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 49,259 Views 0 Comments

The man disputed the absenteeism records kept by his former employer, and sought to be reinstated.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 26 April, 2018

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal
# Grave Concerns
# Grave Concerns

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

Apr 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,274 Views 0 Comments

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Citywest Hotel was ordered to pay a worker accused of making 'lewd comments' to a guest
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Citywest Hotel was ordered to pay a worker accused of making 'lewd comments' to a guest

Apr 5th 2018, 1:49 PM 685 Views 0 Comments

The former security guard was awarded €6,000 in an unfair dismissal claim.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Tesco has quashed a payout for a worker accused of stealing cash from self-scan tills
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Tesco has quashed a payout for a worker accused of stealing cash from self-scan tills

Mar 15th 2018, 3:24 PM 2,138 Views 0 Comments

CCTV showed the man accessing the note dispensers – but he claimed he was unfairly dismissed.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 5 March, 2018

Former airport search officer awarded over €9k after being sacked for 'supporting medicinal cannabis'
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Former airport search officer awarded over €9k after being sacked for 'supporting medicinal cannabis'

Mar 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 64,899 Views 0 Comments

The man claimed he was fired for his political beliefs but failed to get reinstated to his position.

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 90,904 Views 79 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

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