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#compensation

# compensation - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.

# compensation - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Deadly ignition switches linked to 56 deaths, brain damage and amputation

The company has received hundreds of claims for compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?

That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

# compensation - Monday 20 October, 2014

Funeral home refused to look after the body of 14-year-old Traveller

The family of the teenager have been awarded more than €6,000 in compensation.

# compensation - Friday 17 October, 2014

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000

The former cinema worker purchased a regular hotdog, when he had, in fact, received a large hotdog.

# compensation - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Blind teenager awarded €3.2m in damages after court battle

The family of 13-year-old Noel McCarthy have spoken of their relief after a court battle lasting more than a decade.

# compensation - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# compensation - Monday 19 May, 2014

Woman with disabilities awarded €30k after employer refused to provide her with a chair

Her previous role at a customer service desk had changed, meaning she would have been required to stand.

# compensation - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

# compensation - Monday 28 April, 2014

Only one in every twenty complaints about financial mis-selling is upheld

Fianna Fail issues a call to overhaul rules governing the sale of financial products.

# compensation - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work

Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation

Justice Minister Alan Shatter told the Dáil that 731 applications have been made under the redress scheme so far.

# compensation - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave

The Equality Tribunal said Lisa Mullen was subjected to a “range of unlawful treatment and comments” by her employer.

# compensation - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

# compensation - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.

# compensation - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The42 Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move Money For Old Rope

Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move

The Heineken Cup champions had agreed a pre-contract deal with the South African born French international.

# compensation - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# compensation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013

The no-win, no-fee sector will have enjoyed that.

# compensation - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

# compensation - Thursday 31 October, 2013

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From The42 Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims Settlement

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims

26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.

# compensation - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# compensation - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# compensation - Monday 23 September, 2013

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months

Despite accounting for just eight of 59 cases upheld at the Equality Tribunal, arms of the state accounted for €300,000 of the €1 million paid out since August 2012.

# compensation - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office

The protest will involve the signatures of over 1,000 people being gathered on white sheets and displayed at the event.

# compensation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010

Three years ago Kathleen Lynch said the government’s refusal to include the Bethany Home in a redress scgeme was a “running sore”. Yesterday she said the government’s decision to refuse redress was an “appropriate one”.

# compensation - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme

The 35 patients of Dr Michael Neary received unnecessary oophorectomies during his 25 years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# compensation - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.

# compensation - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

Enda Kenny also rejected that Government has been secretive on issue and commits to meeting support groups

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.

# compensation - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over €7m in compensation paid to gardaí injured on duty last year

The average award to an injured garda last year was €59,685.

# compensation - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.

# compensation - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway

The turf cutters say they have no alternative. A European Union directive requires Ireland to ban turf-cutting on certain bogs.

# compensation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

The Minister for Justice is expected to be published details of the compensation and support scheme for hundreds of women who survived the laundries.

# compensation - Friday 7 June, 2013

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.