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Discrimination on the Grounds of Race and Harassment – Employee awarded €10,000

Discrimination on the Grounds of Race and Harassment – Employee awarded €10,000

The case of Savilla Teixeira Godinho v Rmc Promotions Limited Templeogue Afterschool Academy ADJ-00025205 concerned a claim for discrimination and harassment on the grounds of race by a Brazilian employee (the claimant). Background The claimant in this case was...
Suspension, Gross Misconduct and Unfair Dismissal

Suspension, Gross Misconduct and Unfair Dismissal

The May case of A Human Resources Practitioner v A Marketing Company ADJ00020660 is a very useful summary of the law around dismissal on the grounds of conduct. In this case the employee was dismissed on the grounds of misconduct after an investigation was conducted...
Employee v Self Employed – Employers Be Careful of Label!!

Employee v Self Employed – Employers Be Careful of Label!!

The recent May decision of A Therapist v Health Service Provider ADJ00024495 highlights some of the tests that determine whether someone is an employee or self employed. The difference is very important as the complainant or person making the complaint needs to be an...

Protection of Employment (Measures to Counter False Self-Employment) Bill 2018

The Government has recently published the Protection of Employment (Measures to Counter False Self-Employment) Bill 2018. The purpose of the Bill according to the draft is to declare the relationship between employer and employee to be a status relationship, to...