Monthly Archives: April 2016

Woman Wins 50K after being dismissed while pregnant

on April 27, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

A county council has been ordered to pay €50,000 to a woman after it failed to renew her contract when she notified it that she was pregnant. The Workplace Relations Commission heard that the experience “felt like it was the 1970s” to the woman and there was “an aura of anti-feminism in the council”. The […]

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Smurfit Kappa to pay 17,000 in Unfair Dismissal case

on April 21, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Smurfit Kappa has been ordered to pay €17,000 to a staff member it unfairly dismissed arising from alleged unauthorised absences connected to the man serving on a jury panel for a high-profile criminal trial. In the case, a subsidiary of the multi-national packaging firm, Smurfit Kappa Ireland Ltd sacked Jonathan Hanlon after unauthorised absences arising […]

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Dublin hotel manager told to ‘return to Africa’ after contracting TB

on April 18, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

A DUBLIN HOTEL manager was told in an anonymous letter to return to Africa after he contracted tuberculosis, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has heard.   The man, who took extended sick leave in the summer of 2014, unsuccessfully brought an unfair dismissal case to the EAT after being summarily dismissed in October of that […]

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