# Workplace Relations Commission

Last week
25th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024
Former teacher at Dublin school claims penalisation after raising discipline concerns
Last month
February 2024
Ex-legal secretary for former Iceland owner awarded €77k over 'intolerable' contract breach
Last year
Boy with Asperger's who was told to remove his hood inside a store settles discrimination case
Direct Provision centre worker mocked over his English accent awarded €3,500 compensation
Disability groups criticise decision to hold hearing into care of residents in private
Former RTÉ journalist fails in her €300,000 harassment discrimination claim against broadcaster
Discount retail boss accused of 'trying to pull the wool over the eyes' of tribunal
Settlement reached in employment dispute between IABA and Bernard Dunne
Lidl Ireland ordered to pay worker €4k for unfair dismissal over drinking Yakult without paying
Convicted dog pound operator succeeds in having €18,000 payout to 'whistleblower' warden overturned
Businessman Peter Casey was 'almost violent' during sacking at his recruitment firm, court told
Investigations unit in Dept of Agriculture 'decimated' by 'interference', whistleblowers claim
WRC hears claim landlord told woman she could not stay in flat after hearing she was pregnant
Healthcare assistant 'asked to follow and watch' rival union members, WRC told
Sacking of TCD worker from €120k job after sexual assault case ‘not unfair’, says WRC
Staff at Co Monaghan hotel vote to refer outstanding issues with employer to WRC
Fuel station operator ordered to pay taxi driver €7.5k over alleged use of n-word by employee
All time
Underpaid and overworked: The serious allegations by migrant fishers to the WRC
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
'We had to eat leftover meat and fish': Modern slavery in the Irish fishing industry
Inspection reports reveal potential trafficking and deficiencies relating to hours of work and rest
Researcher: "The problems in Ireland can be traced to very specific policies and laws here"
Irish justice system 'failing' migrant fishing workers who report exploitation
US report states Ireland has systemic deficiencies in victim identification, referral and assistance
Alleged trafficking victim: "It hurt. I felt the punch land. I told him if he did that again I’d report him."
Primary school ordered to pay €12,000 to girl with Down Syndrome kept separate from classmates
Cafe owner ordered to pay €2,500 to teenage waitress in sexual harassment case
Public sector unions to ballot members on proposed 6.5% pay increase
Public sector pay talks resume as 1% improvement in govt offer floated
Tipperary Chamber of Commerce ordered to pay €20k for unfair dismissal of chief executive
Mr Price ordered to pay €20,000 for discriminating against worker sacked on maternity
Sexual harassment case by Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh against RTÉ postponed until September
School ordered to pay €3,300 to 60-year-old teacher over 'energy' question during job interview
Customer fails in facemask discrimination case against €1 million lotto shop
Public service pay talks are now officially underway
Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
Hotel ordered to pay €5,000 for discriminating against bride-to-be from Traveller Community
Store assistant harassed in workplace but employer not found liable, WRC rules
Couple ordered to pay 18-year-old Spanish au pair €9,100 over sexual harassment
Mushroom farm ordered to pay €15,000 to former worker for breaching minimum wage law
Dublin's Gresham Hotel ordered to pay out €500 to 'humiliated' man over Covid mask incident
Cork hotel ordered to pay €22,000 to homeless Traveller family in discrimination case
Former Fine Gael party secretary to take claim over being forced to retire at 65
Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague
Organic farm ordered to pay €8,000 in compensation after telling HIV-positive man to leave farm