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Award of €30,000 to sacked pregnant restaurant manager is halved

A pregnant woman who was sacked by her boss at a Wrights of Howth-operated restaurant telling her “business is business, enjoy your maternity” has had her €30,000 compensation award halved. In the case under the Employment Acts, the Labour Court has found the sacking of Dorota Murat, who was manager at Wrights of Howth’s ‘Crabby [...]

By |2017-11-16T15:23:11+00:00November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Award of €30,000 to sacked pregnant restaurant manager is halved

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

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 to pay the woman €7,500 in compensation following a Workplace Relations Committee (WRC) ruling. Mr Halligan, who is currently in [...]

By |2017-11-13T12:17:19+00:00November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘I was trying to put her at ease’ – Civil servant awarded €7k after John Halligan asked was she married during interview