Philip Smith, former chief executive of RSA insurance, attending an Employment Appeals Tribunal in 2015. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Philip Smith, the former chief executive of RSA Insurance Ireland who had to rely on the kindness of family and friends after he left the company in c(...)

A senior staff nurse observed a resident sitting on his bed having been fully undressed by Reda Kunceviciene without pulling the curtains around his bed or closing the door. Photograph: iStock

A healthcare assistant who was dismissed after failing to screen a naked resident from others at a care home has been awarded €22,000 for unfair dismi(...)

It may well be difficult for religious bodies to prohibit such forms of religious dress like headscarves, when the religious habits of nuns, and all the trappings of Catholicism, are permitted in what is a State-sponsored system.   Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP photo

The EU’s top Court has ruled that private employers may ban staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols under certain c(...)

The Employment Appeals Tribunal office, Adelaide Road Dublin. It was announced on the second day of the hearing that Bruno Herbots had withdrawn his claim against Beauchamps. Photograph: David Sleator

An out-of-tribunal settlement has been reached between the Beauchamps law firm and a former junior partner who claimed to have been unfairly dismissed(...)

A maintenance worker is taking a constructive dismissal case against the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Photograph: The Irish Times

A maintenance worker at a religious-run nursing home in Kimmage had been upsetting priests and patients with allegations of elder abuse before he left(...)

RSA Insurance Ireland: three former staff have been fined a combined £182,000 (€206,090) by the UK Financial Reporting Council.

Three former RSA Insurance Ireland staff have been fined a combined £182,000 (€206,090) under sanctions tied to an investigation by a UK accounting wa(...)

The legal action could have implications for  procedures established under the Workplace Relations Act 2015

A man has taken a legal challenge to the constitutionality of new procedures set up under the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) for determining em(...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe: said  the Government would “vigorously defend” any further legal actions by consultants. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The State is facing High Court actions from about 500 hospital consultants over the failure to pay them agreed levels of salary nearly a decade ago. (...)

The HSE has dropped its appeal against the decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in favour of two hospital consultants. Photograph: Thinkstock

PAT LEAHY The decision by the HSE to drop its appeal against the decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in favour of two hospital consultants wa(...)

An appeal case by the HSE was scheduled to get underway this week

The HSE’s appeal against compensation awards for two consultants over the failure by the State to pay them agreed levels of salary eight years ago was(...)

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