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Unfair Dismissal and Fixed Term Contracts – Maternity Leave Does Not Extend Expiry Date of Fixed Term Contract

In a recent decision from the  Labour Court ( AKINA DADA WA AFRICA v CLAUDIA HOREAU)  in January 2021, the question arose as to whether there was an actual contract of employment in place at the date of dismissal. The employee argued that that she was still an...
Protected Disclosure – Labour Court Considers Recent Case

Protected Disclosure – Labour Court Considers Recent Case

The recent case of Northside Security Services Company Limited by Guarantee and Mr. Patrick Dunne concerned an appeal by the employee (Mr Dunne) in respect of a previous decision by the Workplace Relations Commission which found that Mr Dunne had not been penalised...