Protected Disclosure – Employee Awarded 7,500

In a recent case published by the Workplace Relations Commission this month, An Acting Inspector v A Transport Company, (ADJ-00023015), the Complainant (employee) was awarded  €7,500 under the Protected Disclosures Act. Background The Complainant (employee) commenced employment with the Respondent (employer) on 22 April, 2013 and worked as an Acting [...]

Protected Disclosures or “Whistleblowing” and Penalisation

In the recent cases published by the Workplace Relations Commission, the employee or Complainant in this case was awarded €2,500 for penalisation following the making of a "protected disclosure" under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014. The Act aims to protect people who raise concerns about possible wrongdoing in the workplace [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:22:56+00:00September 25th, 2019|Blog, latest news, Protected Disclosures Act 2014, Workplace Relations Commission|Comments Off on Protected Disclosures or “Whistleblowing” and Penalisation

Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – Application for Injunctive Relief

The recent case of Dan Philpott v Marymount University Hospital and Hospice Limited 2015/364 (Circuit Court) (unreported) delivered on June 12th 2005 is the first reported case under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014. Background The applicant in this case commenced employment on 6th May 2014 on a five year fixed [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:28+00:00August 24th, 2015|Circuit Court, Protected Disclosures Act 2014, Unfair Dismissal|Comments Off on Protected Disclosures Act 2014 – Application for Injunctive Relief