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# wrc - Thursday 21 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 21st 2018, 2:00 PM 57,460 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

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

Jun 19th 2018, 3:45 PM 26,403 Views 0 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

Jun 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,911 Views 0 Comments

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
# WRC

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

May 29th 2018, 6:05 AM 37,962 Views 0 Comments

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
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

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

May 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 25,033 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,558 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 24th 2018, 8:03 PM 8,545 Views 9 Comments

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
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

May 24th 2018, 2:37 PM 990 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

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

May 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,804 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 12th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,624 Views 0 Comments

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
# WRC

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

May 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 65,860 Views 0 Comments

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
# Local Authority
# Local Authority

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

May 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 49,288 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Apr 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 30,093 Views 0 Comments

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
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

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

Apr 28th 2018, 10:30 AM 58,830 Views 0 Comments

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
# Discrimination Case
# Discrimination Case

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

Apr 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 42,610 Views 0 Comments

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
# WRC

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 2:09 PM 20,081 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ageism
# Ageism

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 9:43 AM 21,101 Views 0 Comments

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
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

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

Apr 19th 2018, 5:09 PM 27,473 Views 31 Comments

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
# Caught Offside
# Caught Offside

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

Apr 18th 2018, 4:12 PM 34,551 Views 0 Comments

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
# WRC

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

Apr 12th 2018, 6:30 PM 34,667 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought to the Workplace Relations Commission.

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

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

Apr 12th 2018, 6:25 AM 36,740 Views 0 Comments

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

# wrc - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children
# Dispute
# Dispute

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children

Apr 11th 2018, 6:06 PM 37,583 Views 0 Comments

The woman received an eight-month written warning as a result of her actions.

# wrc - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal
# Keg Stand
# Keg Stand

Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal

Apr 10th 2018, 6:13 PM 30,009 Views 0 Comments

The WRC adjudicated that his firing was “not within the band of reasonableness required of an employer”.

# wrc - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Cuisine de France maker overturns payout for worker accused of showing up drunk
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cuisine de France maker overturns payout for worker accused of showing up drunk

Apr 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 41,133 Views 28 Comments

Swiss-Irish firm Aryzta had previously been ordered to pay €12,500 to the ex-employee.

# wrc - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Hotel security guard sacked after showing guest her own 'sex tape' awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal
# Unfair
# Unfair

Hotel security guard sacked after showing guest her own 'sex tape' awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal

Apr 5th 2018, 6:10 AM 61,151 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Court has found that the decision by CityWest to dismiss Nicholas Reddin was unfair.

Woman awarded €11k after claiming employer asked to change her name to 'something more Irish'
# WRC
# WRC

Woman awarded €11k after claiming employer asked to change her name to 'something more Irish'

Apr 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 44,750 Views 0 Comments

The worker claims that she was subjected to harassment, discrimination and victimisation during her employment.

# wrc - Monday 26 March, 2018

Company ordered to pay €46k to receptionist who was sexually harassed by her boss
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

Company ordered to pay €46k to receptionist who was sexually harassed by her boss

Mar 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 36,727 Views 46 Comments

The WRC found that the woman was subject to “a vile act of sexual innuendo” in a live web chat at the company.

# wrc - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'I was devastated': Former reporter on RTÉ ending her freelance contract on age grounds
# Valerie Cox
# Valerie Cox

'I was devastated': Former reporter on RTÉ ending her freelance contract on age grounds

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:03 PM 50,727 Views 37 Comments

RTÉ has been ordered by the Workplace Relations Commission to pay Valerie Cox €50,000.

# wrc - Monday 12 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 12th 2018, 2:56 PM 51,194 Views 81 Comments

“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'
# Employment Authority
# Employment Authority

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

Feb 11th 2018, 4:57 PM 31,051 Views 85 Comments

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
# Off Air
# Off Air

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

Feb 7th 2018, 9:31 PM 38,183 Views 36 Comments

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
# Bad Apple
# Bad Apple

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

Jan 25th 2018, 6:27 PM 45,163 Views 0 Comments

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
# WRC

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

Dec 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 22,945 Views 24 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

Dec 13th 2017, 4:38 PM 50,460 Views 51 Comments

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
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

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

Dec 4th 2017, 3:00 PM 28,445 Views 0 Comments

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
# Payout
# Payout

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

Nov 30th 2017, 7:59 PM 16,738 Views 0 Comments

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
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

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

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,632 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Don't Go
# Don't Go

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

Nov 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 8,967 Views 51 Comments

“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
# Government
# Government

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

Nov 8th 2017, 4:15 PM 135,561 Views 54 Comments

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'
# Escalation
# Escalation

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

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,021 Views 178 Comments

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