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Sacked worker who went along with false story to ‘protect teammate’ awarded €50k compensation

A FORMER FIELD services technician for a wind energy company has been awarded €50,000 after successfully taking his previous employers to court in a case of wrongful dismissal. The man, who’d been working at the company for almost a decade, was sacked along with another colleague over damage that was done to essential parts of [...]

By |2018-07-30T10:25:17+00:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sacked worker who went along with false story to ‘protect teammate’ awarded €50k compensation

Paddy Power workers awarded up to €1K each for denial of rest breaks

Fourteen Paddy Power staff members have been awarded up to €1,000 each for denial of rest breaks. The Mandate Trade Union members, employed by Paddy Power Betfair Plc, took the cases under the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). According to the Mandate, the WRC adjudication officer found the [...]

By |2018-07-27T08:49:05+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Paddy Power workers awarded up to €1K each for denial of rest breaks

GDPR right to refuse DATA

The Data Access Request: Many companies receive a data request arising from a dispute between the Employer and Employee, or a personal injury incident. Though some requests come from employees for various other reasons, the general response is to ask what are we required to provide? Firstly, you need to know that: Individuals have the [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:29:03+00:00July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GDPR right to refuse DATA

After a long running dispute, 999 operators have secured a pay increase

A LARGE GROUP of ‘999’ emergency call workers at three different centres are ready to dial-up a hefty pay increase of 13% after winning a pay battle at the Labour Court. The 55 workers from the National Emergency Call Answering Service (ECAS) have been in a long running dispute with their employers, Conduit Enterprises Ltd [...]

By |2018-07-03T10:42:30+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on After a long running dispute, 999 operators have secured a pay increase