Luana Lucchesi was fired after it was alleged she cursed at and covered the mouth of a child, and inappropriately covered the head of another infant with a blanket in 2012. She is appealing the decision. File photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

A creche employee who was fired for not co-operating with an investigation into allegations of child abuse against a co-worker has spoken of a “Birmin(...)

The snapchat vido showed James Boyle taking cocaine in a bathroom

A man who took a Snapchat video of himself snorting cocaine, while wearing a T-shirt from the Dublin restaurant in which he worked, has lost his unfai(...)

Capt John Goss was dismissed by the airline in August 2013 just days after he appeared in a Channel 4 television programme which Ryanair claims made defamatory allegations regarding its commitment to safety. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

A sacked Ryanair captain has lost his long-running unfair dismissal action against the airline at the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT). Capt John Go(...)

The office of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Dublin Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

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 (...)

A former chief inspector at Dublin Bus, who says he was ‘one of the highest earners’ at the company on more than €2,000 a week, has claimed he was unfairly dismissed and is due compensation for seven months’ work.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A former chief inspector at Dublin Bus, who says he was “one of the highest earners” at the company on more than €2,000 a week, has claimed he was un(...)

Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims pray inside the Grand Mosque, during the annual Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Hassan Ammar/AP

A Muslim man was sacked by his Co Mayo employer after taking an unsanctioned three week holiday to go to Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Zulfaq(...)

Minister For Health Leo  Varadkar: signalled need to change State’s policy over seeking to exert greater control of working arrangements of senior doctors. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The State’s agreement on working practices and pay with hospital consultants is arguably one of the most important in the Irish healthcare system. How(...)

A senior AIB official said was not given a reason at the time of his suspension from the bank in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A senior official in AIB’s Galway business centre was given ten minutes to clear his desk and “frog-marched” from the building, the Employment Appeals(...)

An Post suspended Gregory  Crowe - employed with the company since 1999 - after coming across a newspaper report on his conviction for sale and supply of drugs.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

An Post sacked a Dublin postman after finding out through a newspaper report that he had been convicted for cocaine dealing. In September 2011, recov(...)

  Maurice Gaffney: “I owe a lot to my colleagues. They have made me happy and have always been reliable.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he was called to the Irish Bar, back in 1954, there were about 250 barristers in the Republic, of whom about one-fifth were senior counsel, and t(...)