The judge overturned a decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal which had awarded Lamine Belarbi compensation for unfair dismissal from his job in Giovanni’s Italian restaurant in Townyard Lane, Malahide, Co Dublin.

A head chef in a top Malahide restaurant gave in his notice after being refused an increase in wages but later claimed he had been sacked, a judge has(...)

Woman tells Employment Appeals Tribunal she married when she was 18 and   the marriage was abusive. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

It would be unfair if convictions received while her marriage was breaking up stayed on her record for life, a Dublin woman told the Employment Appea(...)

Workplace bullying in post-primary schools  can come from any direction – superiors, peers or subordinates. Photograph: Thinkstock

‘Adults feel too weak and ashamed to admit they’re being bullied because they think an adult should be able to cope with it,” says Dr Genevieve Mur(...)

Seán Conlan: the Employment Appeals Tribunal found that he  and his fiancee, Sarah Comiskey,  were the cause of work stress of his former secretarial assistant, Cathy Shevlin.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The fiancee of Fine Gael TD Seán Conlan has failed to secure court orders removing references relating to her in a finding by the Employment Appeals (...)

Philip Smith, former chief executive of insurance company RSA, was awarded €1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tribunal for constructive dismissal.

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA has said it will appeal the decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal which found in favour of former CEO Ph(...)

The office of the Employment Appeals Tribunal at Davitt House, Adelaide Road, Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A student was unfairly dismissed after refusing to work extra hours at a supermarket when he wanted to dedicate more time to his studies, an Employmen(...)

A frail piano tuner was left with a fractured wrist, suspected broken ribs and bruising to his chest after being attacked by a younger work colleague,(...)

Helena Harrington had been working for Mayo-based Charlestown Community Childcare Limited, trading as Happy Feet Creche and Preschool, in July 2012 when she became embroiled in an alleged conflict with the mother of two children she was minding. File photograph: The Irish Times

A creche worker who was sacked for coming into “conflict” with a mother who thought her husband was having an affair has been awarded €22,224 by a tri(...)

Philip Smith was paid €635,000 annually as chief executive of the country’s largest insurer. He told the tribunal that since leaving RSA, he had earned just €25,000 in consultancy fees. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Employment Appeals Tribunal was set up under legislation dating from 1967, initially to deal with redundancy payments. It has evolved in the decad(...)

Former chief executive of Royal Sun Alliance Philip Smith arrives at the Employment Appeals Tribunal with members of his legal team on Monday morning. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The noise you heard on Monday was jaws dropping around town at the news that Philip Smith had been awarded €1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tri(...)