Court and Crime
Court and Crime
Tue, 12 May, 2020
A driver who claimed to have smoked only one ‘joint’ two days before reporting for work has been sacked after testing positive for cannabis.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
A female accountant who told a male colleague in an email ‘sometimes I think you are pure evil’ has had a €37,500 unfair dismissal award made to her last year overturned.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
A café has been ordered to pay €3,200 compensation to a waiter for unfairly dismissing him over eating a croissant while at work.
Wed, 12 Feb, 2020
A duty manager at a leisure centre was unfairly dismissed after “an inappropriate image” of a teenage girl was found on a computer at the centre’s reception desk.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
A deputy hotel General Manager (GM) suffered a miscarriage weeks after being unfairly dismissed because she was pregnant.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
A Cork based unit of iPhone maker, Apple, has been ordered to pay €15,000 to a senior customer service representative who was unfairly dismissed over the content of online ‘chats’ with colleagues.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
An event management firm here that attracts Heads of State and company CEOs to its events has been ordered to pay €90,000 in compensation to a Speaker Director for his unfair dismissal.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
A Dublin-based car dealership dismissed a car salesman after he recorded zero car sales after seven weeks in the job during the busiest time of year for car sales.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
A care organisation sacked a worker for setting off a fire alarm at a care home when boiling eggs and for carrying out to safety a resident from the home instead of evacuating him by wheelchair.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
A government ministerial driver who served in his post for six years has failed in his claim that a government department breached workplace legislation concerning his role.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
A large supermarket chain is counting the cost of unfairly dismissing a female worker for taking without paying a €6.74 pack of ‘Hot Wheels’ toy cars for her upset 18-month-old baby boy.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
A menswear retailer sacked a top suit salesman after finding that he sexually harassed a younger junior female colleague.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2019
Luas operator, Transdev, has sacked one of its drivers after finding that he was ‘moonlighting’ as a taxi-driver in his wife’s licensed taxi.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
A bus driver had no choice but to resign from his post over the “total lack of support" from his employer after being allegedly punched, kicked and spat at by a restaurant owner on his route.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
A finding that a hotel worker who got into an altercation with his managing director over the removal of rubbish was unfairly dismissed has been upheld by the High Court.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
A work row between a beauty salon owner and a beauty therapist tuned ugly culminating in the owner last year sacking her long term employee.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
A retailer sacked a shop assistant after she sold a bottle of beer to a customer on Good Friday of last year.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
A 37-year old woman has revealed how she was left ‘a broken woman' after suffering a miscarriage and being summarily sacked days later by her employer while on sick leave two years ago.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018
A tribunal has awarded €5,400 to a worker who was unfairly dismissed after being involved in a horseplay incident in which he made a reflex reaction to being struck in the groin area with a towel.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Former Irish rugby star Reggie Corrigan has begun an unfair dismissal action against the Leinster branch of the IRFU after his contract as scrum coach was not renewed in 2012.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014