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#WRC

# wrc - Monday 12 February, 2018

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse WRC

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse

“Termination was the only option,” said Workplace Relations Commissioner adjudication officer Penelope McGrath.

# wrc - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Some foreign nationals in Ireland work in 'conditions that are close to slavery'

The head of the Workplace Relations Commission spoke to Newstalk about strikes, the ‘gig economy’ and a Supreme Court ruling.

# wrc - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Radio Nova ordered to pay €30,000 to presenter who was unfairly fired

The presenter said her show was cut with no warning.

# wrc - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Worker who 'faked' injury loses unfair dismissal case after private investigator spots him carrying child

The worker told his bosses that he felt a sudden and sharp pain to his back.

# wrc - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Hotel worker told her pregnancy was 'a problem' awarded €15,000 in compensation WRC

Hotel worker told her pregnancy was 'a problem' awarded €15,000 in compensation

Two months after informing her boss that she was pregnant, she was transferred from her cafe work to setting up tables at the weddings venue.

# wrc - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

# wrc - Monday 4 December, 2017

Art teacher sacked after admitting relationship with mental health patient awarded €5,000

The art teacher told the WRC hearing that the relationship “was a fully consensual, adult relationship”.

# wrc - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Dublin City Council ordered to pay €25k to breast cancer survivor who wasn't allowed work from home

The woman’s medical adviser stated that a working home arrangement would serve to alleviate the symptoms of fatigue.

# wrc - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

# wrc - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Leo: Halligan was 'absolutely wrong' - but question 'not a hanging offence'

“I don’t think it merits ending Minister Halligan’s career.”

# wrc - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# wrc - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# wrc - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites

The woman denied accessing the sites and had sued the child services company for unfair dismissal.

# wrc - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case

Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.

# wrc - Friday 25 August, 2017

Bouncer who was told all Romanians 'are thieves and liars' wins €20k in discrimination case

It was ruled that the company did not address racial abuse directed towards an employee.

# wrc - Thursday 24 August, 2017

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

# wrc - Monday 21 August, 2017

Book-keeper 'retired' by her employer after reaching 66 wins age discrimination case

The woman rejected the offer of re-engagement on the basis of a two-year contract.

Tenants awarded 'substantial compensation' for discrimination by landlord

They were awarded compensation ranging from €13,300 to €15,000.

# wrc - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight

The worker maintained that he had been subject to an unfair investigation and had been dismissed for taking an organisation’s vehicle home.

# wrc - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

# wrc - Monday 24 July, 2017

Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'

“BY THE GRACE OF THE GOOD LORD.”

# wrc - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work

She said she took the basket from a rubbish dump at work without permission and brought it home to hold flowers.

# wrc - Monday 26 June, 2017

Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed

The therapist was awarded €3,500 by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# wrc - Friday 16 June, 2017

Office manager wrongly portrayed as 'employee from hell' awarded €160,000

It’s one of the highest amounts ever awarded by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# wrc - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Worker gets €10k after being told to 'wing it' on a steeple with no harness

The employee saw his job being advertised after he hurt his back at work.

# wrc - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died

The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.

# wrc - Friday 19 May, 2017

Hotel security guard sacked for showing guest CCTV footage of her engaging in sexual act

The man unsuccessfully sued for unfair dismissal.

# wrc - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Store manager shared videos of disabled employee in WhatsApp group for 'merriment'

The sales assistant’s disability is a result of a road traffic accident.

# wrc - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# wrc - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples

The real estate agent had told the woman the landlords were looking for a couple.

# wrc - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Debt advisers slammed as 'penny pinching misers' after docking workers' Leap Year pay

Debt advisory service MABS had docked the paychecks of two workers to the tune of between €140 and €160 each.

# wrc - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Nurses have deferred industrial action planned for Tuesday

The INMO says it will ballot on WRC recommendations.

# wrc - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off

Both the NBRU and Siptu will enter talks at the Workplace Relations Commission from Monday.

# wrc - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Nurses' union agrees to meet with Workplace Relations Commission - but work-to-rule is still on

Over 30,000 INMO members are set to work-to-rule next Tuesday, 7 March.

# wrc - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From The42 'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage Drive It On

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage

The Waterford driver will make history next month.

# wrc - Monday 31 October, 2016

Garda sergeants and inspectors accuse Government of spreading misinformation

The Government is expected to being a proposal document to talks with GRA when the two sides meet later today.

# wrc - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The42 Craig Breen makes history in securing WRC deal with Citroen High Road

Craig Breen makes history in securing WRC deal with Citroen

It’s been a big day for the Waterford man.

# wrc - Thursday 29 September, 2016

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# wrc - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

# wrc - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

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