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Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was ‘discriminated against due to pregnancy’

A RENTAL COMPANY has been ordered to pay €61,100 to a general manager after she found herself to be effectively demoted to general operative after returning from maternity leave. At the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), adjudication officer James Kelly ordered the unnamed business to pay the worker €53,000 after finding that she was discriminated against [...]

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Indian Restaurant order to pay €3,000 over refusal to serve Indian Customer

Indian restaurant ordered to pay €3,000 over refusal to serve Indian customer Ravi Shukla said he never received notification to appear at WRC and will appeal An Indian restaurant in Dublin 4 has been ordered to pay a customer €3,000 over the owner’s refusal to serve the man food – because he was Indian. In [...]

By |2019-08-22T08:07:57+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Indian Restaurant order to pay €3,000 over refusal to serve Indian Customer

Call Health and Safety today – Be proactive rather than reactive

A man in his 50s who died following a workplace accident at Dublin's docks has been named locally as Nicholas Collier. The truck driver died at around 10:30am on Wednesday morning after being hit by another Trade Union SIPTU has called for immediate action to protect workers following the tragic death of Nicholas, Dublin Live [...]

By |2019-08-16T13:53:36+00:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Call Health and Safety today – Be proactive rather than reactive

Gay Marriage Cake Customer takes case to European Court

Gay marriage cake: customer takes case to European court ‘This is about limited companies being somehow able to pick and choose which customers they will serve.’ Lawyers representing a man from Northern Ireland who sued a bakery for refusing to make a cake with pro-gay marriage message are going to Europe to challenge a Supreme [...]

By |2019-08-15T09:15:32+00:00August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gay Marriage Cake Customer takes case to European Court

Sick Leave over Back Injury awarded €10,000

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000 The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court. A FRESH PRODUCE employee accused of “stealing” from his employer after it was wrongly claimed that he faked a back injury has been awarded €10,000. [...]

By |2019-08-15T09:14:00+00:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sick Leave over Back Injury awarded €10,000

Dismissal because of Pregnancy award €15,000

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy A WOMAN HAS been awarded €15,000 after claiming she was dismissed from her job because of her pregnancy following a hearing before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The complainant was employed as a training coordinator by a healthcare trainer on 1 November 2016. [...]

By |2019-08-13T15:12:45+00:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dismissal because of Pregnancy award €15,000

Dispute over 12 slices of ham award €20,000

A MAYO RETAILER has been left with a €20,000 bill after unfairly dismissing a female employee in a dispute concerning 12 slices of ham. It follows a Labour Court determination that Sloneczko Ltd, trading as the Breadski Brothers, should pay €20,000 to sacked sales assistant, Agnieszka Kopacz. The Labour Court made the ruling after finding [...]

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Age Discrimination Award €2,500

WRC awards €2,500 to man for age discrimination The Workplace Relations Commission has awarded €2,500 to a man who suffered age discrimination. The man accepted a job as a minibus driver for a charity but the job offer was withdrawn a month later on the basis of his age. His application papers contained five documents [...]

By |2019-08-13T15:05:02+00:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Age Discrimination Award €2,500

Sexual Harassment €40,000 awarded

A female shop assistant who was repeatedly called ‘thunder tits’ and other offensive comments by a manager as part of daily sexual harassment endured by her over a six month period has been awarded €40,000. This follows Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) Adjudication Officer, Marian Duffy ordering that the worker be awarded the maximum award she [...]

By |2019-08-12T14:35:27+00:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sexual Harassment €40,000 awarded

EAP Employee Assistance Programme – Health Hub

  EAP  Employee Assistance Programme - Your Workplace Health Passport We Provide employees’ access to services and support to assist  with mental health, conflict, requirements, financial issues, and other such support that could prevent them for working successfully. Modern life is becoming much more instant and convenient in so many ways. But that doesn’t mean [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:04:03+00:00August 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EAP Employee Assistance Programme – Health Hub