Company director had no defence claim by NAMA company for €77 million National Asset Loan Management Ltd -v- Crosbie [2014] IEHC 342 (High Court, Kean(...)

Judge Yvonne Murphy: UCD awarded her an honorary degree of doctor of laws last December, citing several of her achievements including being called to both the English and Northern Irish Bar. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Judge Yvonne Murphy’s appointment as chairwoman of the commission of investigation into matters related to mother and baby homes is her latest such ro(...)

Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, announcing the Workplace Relations Bill. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

After eight reports and almost a decade of discussion, a major overhaul of the State’s workplace relations bodies moved a step closer yesterday when t(...)

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton speaking yesterday after Cabinet approval of the Workplace Relations Bill 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new industrial relations structure, under the remit of five existing State agencies merged into two, will be in place by the end of the year, follo(...)

The retired garda’s Employment Appeals Tribunal case was  adjourned pending a High Court action for personal injuries.

A garda who retired after making an allegation of sexual harassment against a colleague has taken a claim for unpaid wages at the Employment Appeals (...)

Senan Allen SC was an agreed investigator between AIB and bank manager Declan Maher from Clifden, Co Galway. Mr Maher is claiming unfair dismissal and seeking compensation from AIB after his position at AIB Clifden was terminated in 2011.

A senior counsel appointed as an independent investigator concluded that a bank manager warranted dismissal as a result of writing a letter sanctionin(...)

The purpose of whistleblower legislation is to encourage employees to “raise genuine and reasonably-held concerns about matters of public interest” free of any threat of sanction

With the issue of whistleblowing perhaps more to the fore of Irish debate than ever before, a recent conference heard that legal protections coming in(...)

Chairwoman of the tribunal Veronica Gates said she was satisfied that Independent News & Media had been notified of the hearing and was aware it was taking place.

An unfair dismissals case taken by a former worker at Independent News & Media went ahead yesterday at the Employment Appeals Tribunal despite the(...)

The Kielys of Donnybrook homepage.

A former assistant bar manager at Kiely’s in Donnybrook has been awarded €21,000 in redundancy money by the Employment Appeals Tribunal. Father of two(...)

Garda whistleblower John Wilson with former Irish Independent reporter Gemma O’Doherty at the Employment Appeals Tribunal yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An unfair dismissal action taken by a former Irish Independent journalist to the Employment Appeals Tribunal was adjourned yesterday pending a decisio(...)