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

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 he was shocked and upset after being fired from his role as Commercial and Risk Advisor with the ESB's corporate [...]

By |2017-10-23T08:06:51+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Worker dismissed by ESB after external security company told them gardai considered him ‘a person of interest’

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

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 Mayo, was also in relation to Allergen Pharmaceuticals Ireland's failure to deal appropriately with a problem caused by blue marks [...]

By |2017-10-17T08:40:06+00:00October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Janitor awarded €64k claims he had to work ’19 twelve-hour shifts in a row’, court hears

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

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 of damages for Catherine Hurley (53), White's Cross, Co Cork, will be assessed later by Mr Justice Paul McDermott who [...]

By |2017-10-09T15:52:42+00:00October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Post liable for damages after failing to address bullying of employee by her co-workers, judge rules

The Food Safety Authority report for September reveals some shocking findings

The Food Safety Authority report for September reveals some shocking findings.       Ten premises were closed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) last month, with one restaurant in Dublin found to have a cockroach infestation, while a city centre shop was found to have an infestation of rats. The FSAI monthly [...]

By |2017-10-09T14:10:48+00:00October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Food Safety Authority report for September reveals some shocking findings