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‘I was trying to put her at ease’ – Civil servant awarded €7k after John Halligan asked was she married during interview

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

JOHN Halligan is the Minister of State who asked a high ranking civil servant if she was married or had children during a job interview. Mr Halligan’s comments resulted in a Government department being ordered [...]

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Worker dismissed by ESB after external security company told them gardai considered him ‘a person of interest’

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

AN ESB worker who was dismissed after being told he was considered a security risk to Irish and UK infrastructure has secured a temporary High Court order preventing termination of his employment. Graham Light said [...]

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Janitor awarded €64k claims he had to work ’19 twelve-hour shifts in a row’, court hears

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A JANITOR with a pharmaceutical manufacturer has been awarded €64,000 after the High Court found his employer was negligent in allowing him to work excessive overtime. The award to Richard Steer (73), Derrykill, Newport, Co [...]

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An Post liable for damages after failing to address bullying of employee by her co-workers, judge rules

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A former postal sorter is entitled to damages against An Post over its failure as her employer to address bullying and harassment of her by her co-workers, a High Court judge has ruled. The amount [...]

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