Category: Employment Law

Unfair Dismissal: Missing Jam Tarts

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  Unfair Dismissal/The Case of the Missing Jam Tart   An interesting employment case around unfair dismissal that has been widely reported is the case of a Mr. Moran –v- Keelings Logistics Solutions   The facts were that Mr. Moran, an operative in a warehouse which is constantly monitored, was apparently spotted on January, 25th […]

Credit Unions and Employees

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  Employee re-instatements It has been reported recently that the Employment Appeals Tribunal had made a decision against St. Coleman’s (Claremorris Credit Union) in relation to an employee that they had.  The Tribunal found that the employee had been unfairly dismissed.     In this case the Tribunal has decided that the employee should be re-instated with her employer.   […]

Employment Claims

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            Employment Claims I was at a conference today where the Insurer representative stated that there has been a 150% increase in Employment Claims over the last few years. He also stated as an Employer there is a 40% higher chance of you having Employment Claims that a claim for fire […]

Unfair Dismissal Award of €30,000 for Client

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            We have just acted for a client who was awarded €30,000 for Unfair Dismissal by the Employment Appeals Tribunal who found the applicant had been badly treated and unfairly dismissed. In addition he was awarded €1120 for not geting any notice. The facts of the case were that the […]

Employment Law Garden Leave and Redundancy

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Garden leave and other restrictive covenants 03/10/2012 I always loved the expression “garden leave”. It’s certainly up there with “golden handshake”. It has such warm, fuzzy connotations. You can almost see yourself stretched out on the sun lounger on your immaculate lawn, sun shining and you sipping on a perfectly mixed G&T. And you are […]

Employment Law in Ireland

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            We have many many clients coming in with Employment Issues which is obviously indicative of the times we live in. Unfortunately, we are finding in some cases that Employers are using the Recession to lay off workers they have wanted rid of for some time. However, they are doing it without […]

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