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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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Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 2016 Act provides that new parents are entitled to two weeks' leave and, provided the employee has the requisite PRSI contributions, statutory paternity benefit. Section 6 of the Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 [...]

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Man sacked for washing feet in food container

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A US multinational sacked a worker here after he washed his feet in a container used for serving food in the factory canteen. Martin Conroy sued for unfair dismissal against Baxter Healthcare, but the Employment [...]

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