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# Employment Appeals Tribunal

All time
# Limerick
Hotel sacking of staff member over two paper cups of coffee was 'fair'
The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) was found that the Strand Hotel’s decision to sack the man was fair.
# Tribunal
Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k
Sultana Anwar alleged that she worked for the Nazirs in this manner for over two years.
# Unfair Dismissal
Dunnes Stores worker dismissed for telling colleague to slow down
The woman was awarded €9,000 after a tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed from the job.
# Unfair Dismissal
Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k
An Employment Appeals Tribunal said it was reasonable for him to quit his job given the circumstances.
# Employment Appeals Tribunal
Dublin Airport cleaner who brought alcohol to work loses constructive dismissal claim
The Gold Circle lounge cleaner claimed she was pushed out of the job she loved and moved to cleaning toilets.
# fired
A cleaner who was sacked after burning toast wins €25k compensation
The toast set off a fire alarm at the Guinness Storehouse.
# Racism
Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB
Some staff at the hotel resented being compulsorily tested for the disease after the man’s diagnosis, an employment hearing was told.
# Unfair Dismissal
Former security guard gets €12,000 compensation over post-pregnancy roster changes
Laura O’Connor resigned her position with G4S Secure Solutions in August 2013.
# Full Irish
Tesco ordered to pay former worker €41,000 after her dismissal for not paying for a fried breakfast
The award was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
# Sacked
Dismissal of Mothercare worker over unauthorised refunds was fair
When questioned, the woman could not explain why there were transactions when there were no customers at the counter.
# Highland Radio
Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that Steven Lynch was justified in resigning his position at Highland Radio.
# Employment Appeals
Man sacked before joining the army awarded €1,500
The man’s employer said he was dismissed as his contract had come to an end.
# compensation
Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing 'vulgar' comment on milk carton
Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.
# Employment Appeals Tribunal
Man 'isolated, bullied and harassed' by work managers awarded €20,000
The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.
# Cork
Sacked receptionist awarded €8,720 following dispute over €4 overtime payment
The Employment Appeals Tribunal found Anna Maria O’Donoghue was unfairly dismissed by her employer.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the gardaí be allowed to carry out sting operations?
A woman has been awarded €16,000 by the Employment Appeals Tribunal after selling wine to a teenager in a sting operation.
# Unfair Dismissal
Dunnes worker sacked after being caught in garda sting selling wine to teen
The woman was awarded €16,000 after the Employment Appeals Tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed.
# Employment Appeals Tribunal
Woman awarded €17,500 after being dismissed while on maternity leave
The company Samantha Murphy worked for went into receivership while she was off work.
# castle durrow
Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims
Former luxury hotel worker Eugene Young was awarded €30,000 for unfair dismissal.
# Dismissed
Forklift driver sacked for driving into doors awarded €15,000
The decision was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
# fired
Man awarded €17k after he was sacked for watching a football clip
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that he was dismissed without fair procedure.
# the anti-santa
Man sacked on Christmas Eve for taking out his own bins awarded €9,600
Austin Power was unfairly dismissed in 2012 for something he thought was a perk of the job.
# difficult situation
Man who may have fallen asleep three times at work awarded €4,000
The man involved, a care assistant, disputes his boss’s account of events.
# Sacked
Man fired after 'petty' warnings over coffee drinking and dish washing
Former kitchen porter Klaudiusz Tuchowski was awarded €20,000 for unfair dismissal.
# Result
Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation
The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.
# Sacked
Woman sacked for taking her taxi fare from till awarded almost €7,000
She was travelling to her home after finishing work at 6am.
# hey presto
Tribunal orders redundancy payout for sacked Abrakebabra workers
The decision could be worth over €12,000 for the three former staff.
# not diplomatic at all
Disgraced UAE ambassador hit his underpaid staff and called them 'scavengers': tribunal
New details of the case against Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah, the former ambassador to Ireland, have emerged.
# Apology
Gemma O'Doherty settles unfair dismissal case against Independent Newspapers
“I now just want to get on with my career,” the former Irish Independent journalist said today.
# Employment rights
UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves'
He was ordered to pay a total of €240,000 to three workers earlier this week.
# appalling
Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000
But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?
# Jammy
Warehouse worker sacked for eating a jam tart
The man said he and his co-worker were actually eating a Mars bar on the shop floor but the Employment Appeals Tribunal said his dismissal was fair.
# fupp off
Woman sacked for cursing and flirting at work fights back - gets €12,500
Refuse company Oxigen didn’t like Janet Mooney’s “colourful language”.
# You're Fired
Sacked bar manager loses appeal over thousands of missing pints
The Employment Appeals Tribunal rules a Cork barman was not unfairly sacked after being warned over ‘poor stock control’.
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