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#WRC

# wrc - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Employee awarded €6,600 from bank, who sacked him, after he claimed they promoted him beyond his ability

The man has since gone on to secure alternative employment with a significantly higher salary than that which he he earned in the bank.

Woman, sacked same day she told employer she had to attend pregnancy appointment, awarded €10,000

The woman had been working at the company for a little over a month.

# wrc - Saturday 11 August, 2018

# wrc - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

# wrc - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability awarded €30,000 WRC

Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability awarded €30,000

The retailer fired the woman after a two-year period of illness-related absence.

# wrc - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation

The employer argued that the woman was still on probation at the time.

# wrc - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules WRC

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

# wrc - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks WRC

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks

Employees wore face masks while dealing with the girl, despite her not having a contagious disease.

Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case

The woman claimed that the child’s teacher suggested she was given a bad mark because she was not Irish.

# wrc - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort WRC

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort

The issue arose after the driver complained about the behaviour of the school caretaker during his bus run.

# wrc - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# wrc - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Chef, sacked after threatening porter who called him a motherf**er, awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal

The Workplace Relations Commission has found that the man was unfairly dismissed.

# wrc - Monday 23 July, 2018

Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds

The family were told the girl wasn’t eligible for the free scheme because there was a suitable school nearby.

# wrc - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

The former technician at the wind farm services company won his unfair dismissal case at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# wrc - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

The man had requested the footage in order to prove he had been verbally abused by a manager.

# wrc - Saturday 14 July, 2018

A beauty therapist sacked for friending clients on Facebook has been awarded €10,000

The worker at the clinic in Howth was also accused of taking company property without permission.

# wrc - Friday 13 July, 2018

Clontarf Hospital lost 26% of its staff in just two years Exclusive

Clontarf Hospital lost 41 staff between 2016 and 2017.

# wrc - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Sister awarded €32,000 after being unfairly sacked from her own family's jewellery company

The woman had refused to operate the till at the business as she did not want to be party to ‘fraudulent activities the directors (her siblings) may have been conducting’.

# wrc - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex

The Workplace Relations Commission has ordered his employer to pay the man €6,500 after finding that his dismissal was unfair.

# wrc - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000

The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.

# wrc - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Traveller charity ordered to pay €17,500 for unfairly dismissing woman who raised concerns over garda vetting

The woman said she was concerned about how the place was being run.

# wrc - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Woman who had photos taken of her by colleague awarded €8,000 WRC

Woman who had photos taken of her by colleague awarded €8,000

The same man asked if the woman eats dogs.

# wrc - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Foreman, accused of pushing co-worker down stairs and kicking him in the head, fails in appeal against demotion

In the aftermath of being investigated for a number of alleged disciplinary infractions, the man was suspended without pay and lost his foreman status.

# wrc - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'

The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.

# wrc - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Citroen axes Northern Ireland driver for 'excessively high number of crashes' Safety First

Citroen axes Northern Ireland driver for 'excessively high number of crashes'

Kris Meeke and his Irish co-driver Paul Nagle will not be participating for the rest of the 2018 WRC.

Aer Lingus faces the industrial relations watchdog over its lost-property outsourcing

Trade unionists objected to the IAG-owned carrier’s decision to enlist a third party for the service.

# wrc - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Restaurateur fined but avoids jail after obstructing inspection of his employment records

A garda explained to him that the inspector was doing his job but Xu said he did not care.

# wrc - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Man gets €20,000 in compensation after becoming depressed on late shifts

A change to day shifts was supported by the man’s GP and by an occupational health physician.

# wrc - Monday 7 May, 2018

'All the sex you can handle... what more do you want': Woman wins €37k in sexual harassment case WRC

'All the sex you can handle... what more do you want': Woman wins €37k in sexual harassment case

The woman had also claimed constructive dismissal against her former employer.

# wrc - Sunday 6 May, 2018

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

The man disputed the absenteeism records kept by his former employer, and sought to be reinstated.

# wrc - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Thinking you're being funny doesn't excuse it' - Asian man awarded €7,000 after racist graffiti appeared on wall at work

The man also claimed that a colleague had spoken to him in a racist ‘Chinese-style’ fashion.

# wrc - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man who had sex with his manager loses claim over his contract not being renewed

After the intimate encounter, the man claimed to be ‘wracked with guilt’ as he had a girlfriend at the time.

# wrc - Friday 27 April, 2018

Traveller woman who sustained fractured wrist loses discrimination case against fast food outlet

The woman claims she overheard a member of staff say to another, ‘Don’t worry about her, she is just an itinerant’.

# wrc - Monday 23 April, 2018

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile' WRC

Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile'

The man’s claims were dismissed, with the adjudication officer saying they were “greatly lacking in specificity”.

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

# wrc - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Woman who was unfairly dismissed after suffering miscarriage awarded €17k

The company argued that it had not unfairly dismissed the woman as it was unaware at the time of dismissal of her pregnancy.

# wrc - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

# wrc - Thursday 12 April, 2018

'We don’t want any old people working here': Man awarded €6,000 over employer's remarks WRC

'We don’t want any old people working here': Man awarded €6,000 over employer's remarks

The case was brought to the Workplace Relations Commission.

Pub manager who believed employer had sway over gardaí awarded €25,500 for constructive dismissal

The man had his salary immediately docked by €10,000 after pointing out accounting irregularities on the part of his employer.

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