Equality Tribunal Publish Decisions for May 2014 Including Award for Discriminatory Dismissal on Grounds of Age (Compulsory Retirement)

The Equality Tribunal today published their decisions for May 2014 including awards totalling €93,000 for employment equality decisions upheld or part upheld. In addition a member of the travelling community was awarded €1,000 under the Equal Status Acts for discriminatory treatment in respect of refusal of service. A full copy [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:58+00:00June 16th, 2014|Age Discrimination, Discrimination, Employment Equality Decisions May 2014, Equality Tribunal, Grievance, Health and Safety, latest news, Litigation, retirement age|Comments Off on Equality Tribunal Publish Decisions for May 2014 Including Award for Discriminatory Dismissal on Grounds of Age (Compulsory Retirement)

Fixed Term Workers, Discrimination, Objective Grounds and Appeal to High Court

The recent High Court case of An Post v Finbarr and Deirdre Wade [2013] IEHC 404 concerned an appeal from a Labour Court decision determining that the respondent's right to equal treatment had been contravened by the exclusion of fixed term workers from a voluntary early retirement scheme. Background The [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:21:03+00:00October 23rd, 2013|Appeal, Fixed Term Workers, High Court, Labour Court, Labour Relations Commision, latest news, Litigation, Redundancy|Comments Off on Fixed Term Workers, Discrimination, Objective Grounds and Appeal to High Court

Fixed Term Workers, Contracts of Indefinite Duration and an Order for Re-engagement

The recent case of HSE and Abdel Raouf Sallam FTC/12/19 delivered on 17th January 2013 concerned an appeal by the Claimant Dr Abdel Raouf Sallam against a decision of a Rights Commissioner in his claims against the Health Service Executive ("HSE") concerning infringements of sections 6, 8, 9, 10 and 13 of the Protection [...]

EAT Decisions 07.07.12 – Fixed Term Workers, Redundancy, Objective Justification and Re-engagement!.

Maeve Dupont v St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra UD 1627/2010, RP2159/2010 Overview In this case the Claimant was made redundant after the Respondent was requested not to fill the Claimant's role pending the outcome of the Rights Commissioner hearing in respect of the Protection of Employment (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003. The Claimant [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:16:01+00:00July 9th, 2012|Employment Appeals Tribunal Decisions 7 July 2012, Fixed Term Workers, Unfair Dismissal|Comments Off on EAT Decisions 07.07.12 – Fixed Term Workers, Redundancy, Objective Justification and Re-engagement!.

Labour Court Fixed Term Worker decision – DIT v Stephen Nealon – Labour Court No. FTD 126

The Dublin Institute of Technology v Stephen Nealon, Determination of the Labour Court No FTD 126 Although the determination was issued on 17th February 2012, it is always useful to look at judgements in this complex (but seemingly straightforward) piece of legislation, namely the Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:16:01+00:00July 8th, 2012|Fixed Term Workers, Labour Court|Comments Off on Labour Court Fixed Term Worker decision – DIT v Stephen Nealon – Labour Court No. FTD 126