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Can you refuse to work in this weather? All you need to know about workplace regulations during heatwave

While many of us are enjoying the warm spell, there have been questions about just how hot is too hot to be in work? Soaking up the sun in parks and at beaches is glorious but there are regulations in place to protect employees. According to the Health and Safety Authority's Health and Welfare at [...]

By |2018-06-27T07:58:11+00:00June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can you refuse to work in this weather? All you need to know about workplace regulations during heatwave

Bin man ‘propelled from waste disposal van’ awarded €3.5m

A bin man who suffered a severe brain injury after he was propelled from a waste disposal van landing on to the road has settled his High Court action for €3.5million. Benjamin Heffernan who fell through the side door of the van fractured his skull in the fall and suffered a brain injury, his counsel [...]

By |2018-06-25T08:21:38+00:00June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bin man ‘propelled from waste disposal van’ awarded €3.5m

Lloyds Pharmacy workers to strike again after hour-long picket today

According to a representative from Mandate Trade Union, Lloyds Pharmacy workers will strike again next week following the one-hour picket that took place today. ”We had over 200 people [from 30 stores] on the picket today but unfortunately, so it is looking likely at this point that a strike will take place next Friday,” David Gibney, [...]

By |2018-06-15T08:16:37+00:00June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lloyds Pharmacy workers to strike again after hour-long picket today

Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case

A FORMER LOCAL authority worker who took a case of unfair dismissal against his previous employers has lost his appeal at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The man – who worked in the Waste Management Services Division of the authority – said he was dismissed for poor attendance but submitted that his absences were genuine. [...]

By |2018-06-01T09:32:48+00:00June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Worker alleged to have taken 202 days sick leave in five years loses unfair dismissal case