Discriminatory Dismissal – Award of 6 Months Salary for Pregnancy Dismissal

In the case of A Community Development Officer v A Family Resource Centre the Complainant (employee) alleged that she as dismissed on the grounds of gender due to pregnancy. The Complainant commenced employed as a part-time Community Development / Family Support worker on 1st November 2016. At the commencement of [...]

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Interesting Employment Appeals Tribunal Case On Duplication of Proceedings

The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal case of Beverley Morgan v Irish Horse Welfare Trust Limited UD53/2012. WT 13/2012, MN 24/2014 is a useful synopsis of the law in respect of both parallel proceedings before the Employment Appeals Tribunal and the High Court and the powers of the Tribunal in this [...]

Personal Injury – Accident at Work and Contributory Negligence of 30%

In the recent case of Barry v Dunnes Stores (Clonmel) Limited 2011 1376P the plaintiff claimed damages for an accident which took place on the floor premises. Justice Irvine delivered judgement on 12th June 2013. Background This claim concerned an incident which took place on the defendant's premises at Clonmel, [...]

Equality Tribunal orders Bank of Ireland to pay €30,000 for discrimination

In the recent decision of Grainne Campbell v Bank of Ireland Private Banking DEC 2013-046, the claimant was awarded €30,000 for discrimination. A full copy of the decision is accessible here. 1. Background and Summary of Complainants Case The complainant contended that she was subjected to discriminatory treatment by the [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:20:10+00:00June 18th, 2013|Discrimination, Equality, Equality Authority, Equality Tribunal, Equality Tribunal decisions May 2013, latest news, Litigation, Maternity, Pregnancy at Work, Sick Leave|Comments Off on Equality Tribunal orders Bank of Ireland to pay €30,000 for discrimination

Equality Decisions published today – €52,000 award for discrimination and victimisation

The Equality Tribunal have published 41 decisions in respect of December 2012 today on their website http://www.equalitytribunal.ie/Press-Releases-1/Press-Releases/What's-New/The-Equality-Tribunal-publishes-41-decisions-for-December-2012.html. We have highlighted one of a series of cases below namely DEC-E2012-175 Murphy v Independent Newspapers Ireland Limited which resulted in an award of €26,000 in compensation for distress caused by discrimination and [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:19:04+00:00January 21st, 2013|Discrimination, Equality, Equality Tribunal Decisions December 2012, Pregnancy at Work, Redundancy|Comments Off on Equality Decisions published today – €52,000 award for discrimination and victimisation

Pregnancy related dismissal – Tribunal notes “Respondent’s procedures were defective and could be said to be crude”

In the case of Aylamba Chocken v The Fitzpatrick Club Limited UD 1992/2010, MN 1993/2010 sent on 23rd August 2010, it was alleged that the Claimant, a casino dealer/croupier, had been dismissed without notice when she became pregnant after being employed by the Respondent from 27th August 2009 to 29th April 2010. The [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:16:20+00:00August 29th, 2012|Employment Appeals Tribunal Decisions 23rd August 2012, Pregnancy at Work, Unfair Dismissal|Comments Off on Pregnancy related dismissal – Tribunal notes “Respondent’s procedures were defective and could be said to be crude”