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#Unfair Dismissal

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 90,997 Views 78 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 1 January, 2018

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job

Jan 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 40,833 Views 34 Comments

At the WRC hearing, the man said ‘his mobile phone was like an extension of his arm’.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 4 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 4th 2017, 3:00 PM 28,452 Views 0 Comments

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

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 11 August, 2017

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 35,666 Views 43 Comments

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 29th 2017, 7:46 PM 31,982 Views 0 Comments

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

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 26 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 26th 2017, 6:29 PM 36,151 Views 0 Comments

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

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 16 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 16th 2017, 1:01 PM 36,996 Views 0 Comments

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

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Care worker who locked out woman with intellectual disability awarded €15,000 for unfair dismissal
# Appeal
# Appeal

Care worker who locked out woman with intellectual disability awarded €15,000 for unfair dismissal

Jun 14th 2017, 4:31 PM 20,311 Views 0 Comments

The care worker described the incident as “a bit of fun and banter”.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 4 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 23,618 Views 0 Comments

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

# unfair-dismissal - Friday 19 May, 2017

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

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

May 19th 2017, 5:44 PM 43,890 Views 0 Comments

The man unsuccessfully sued for unfair dismissal.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man loses €24,000 unfair dismissal case over last-minute 'blatant lie'
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Man loses €24,000 unfair dismissal case over last-minute 'blatant lie'

Feb 27th 2017, 4:02 PM 48,276 Views 1 Comment

“If Mr Doyle is prepared to perjure himself for a matter of small importance, I have to disregard all of his evidence,” the judge said.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Dunnes Stores worker dismissed for telling colleague to slow down
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Dunnes Stores worker dismissed for telling colleague to slow down

Dec 24th 2016, 6:10 AM 36,707 Views 36 Comments

The woman was awarded €9,000 after a tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed from the job.

# unfair-dismissal - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k

Aug 24th 2016, 6:03 AM 31,150 Views 18 Comments

An Employment Appeals Tribunal said it was reasonable for him to quit his job given the circumstances.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 18 April, 2016

Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB
# Racism
# Racism

Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB

Apr 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 40,192 Views 77 Comments

Some staff at the hotel resented being compulsorily tested for the disease after the man’s diagnosis, an employment hearing was told.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Former security guard gets €12,000 compensation over post-pregnancy roster changes
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Former security guard gets €12,000 compensation over post-pregnancy roster changes

Feb 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 23,809 Views 39 Comments

Laura O’Connor resigned her position with G4S Secure Solutions in August 2013.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal
# Highland Radio
# Highland Radio

Donegal radio presenter awarded €26,000 for constructive dismissal

Nov 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,414 Views 10 Comments

The Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that Steven Lynch was justified in resigning his position at Highland Radio.

# unfair-dismissal - Monday 5 October, 2015

Legal firm made to pay €80,000 to former employee after losing challenge
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Legal firm made to pay €80,000 to former employee after losing challenge

Oct 5th 2015, 5:00 PM 40,451 Views 17 Comments

The Employment Appeals Tribunal had previously ruled that Margaret MacEvilly had been unfairly dismissed.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Dunnes worker sacked after being caught in garda sting selling wine to teen
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Dunnes worker sacked after being caught in garda sting selling wine to teen

Aug 25th 2015, 10:21 PM 65,151 Views 115 Comments

The woman was awarded €16,000 after the Employment Appeals Tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lifeguard awarded €27,500 after being sacked for walking out of aqua aerobics class
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Lifeguard awarded €27,500 after being sacked for walking out of aqua aerobics class

Aug 4th 2015, 6:05 AM 46,629 Views 24 Comments

Confusion about lifeguard to swimmer ratio led to the dismissal.

# unfair-dismissal - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case
# Employment Tribunal
# Employment Tribunal

Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case

Jun 21st 2015, 7:45 AM 26,199 Views 24 Comments

The supermarket maintained the employee failed to reach the minimum productivity levels the company sets.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation
# Result
# Result

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation

Jun 13th 2015, 9:30 AM 18,690 Views 4 Comments

The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.

# unfair-dismissal - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:40 PM 30,214 Views 31 Comments

The tribunal ruled that too much blame was attributed to the créche worker over the incident.

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used
# Protecting Whistleblowers
# Protecting Whistleblowers

Opinion: Government ideas for whistleblower laws are too weak to ever be used

Jun 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 92 Views 21 Comments

It’s hard to see how anything in the proposed whistleblower Bill will provide real incentive for people to come forward with information about wrongdoing.

# unfair-dismissal - Thursday 3 February, 2011

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

# unfair-dismissal - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Discriminated woman awarded €100,000
# Equality
# Equality

Discriminated woman awarded €100,000

Aug 17th 2010, 11:49 AM 885 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Tribunal rules in favour of former hotel manager Denise Batt