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Café which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

A coffee house and restaurant here has been ordered to pay a sacked assistant manager €15,000 after it was found to have discriminated against her when sacking her while pregnant. In the case at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), WRC Adjudication Officer, Ewa Sobanska found that the coffee house discriminated against its pregnant employee in [...]

By |2018-08-29T11:48:26+00:00August 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Café which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

Hairdresser sacked over anxiety and panic attacks is awarded €7k

A hairdresser has been awarded €7,000 after a salon decided to fire her because she suffered from anxiety. The dismissal was deemed to constitute discrimination on grounds of disability by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). An employment law expert has warned that businesses need to find better ways to support workers with mental health difficulties [...]

By |2018-08-09T10:00:53+00:00August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hairdresser sacked over anxiety and panic attacks is awarded €7k