Discrimination and Disability at Work

In this case, it was held that an employer discriminated against their employee on the grounds of disability. The employee was awarded €20,000. The employee was transferred to another position in the company but ultimately removed for health and safety reasons. The employer stated it would cost €10,000 to adapt [...]

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Constructive Dismissal – Importance of Grievance Procedure

Constructive Dismissal arises where an employee resigns from their job. This can be due to a breach of their contract of employment or where it was reasonable for them to resign. Constructive Dismissal is Unfair Dismissal. The key difference is that in a constructive dismissal claim the employee resigns from [...]

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Unfair Dismissal – How to Dismiss for Misconduct

Employers take note! Very useful summary of law on dismissal on grounds of misconduct. Here the employee was dismissed due to misconduct. He consistently failed to attend work and comply with the Company's sick-leave policy. The Workplace Relations Commission found his dismisal to be reasonable given his behaviour, his length [...]

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