Dublin Bus workers on the picket line at Donnybrook bus depot. WRC director general Oonagh Buckley said while there had been “an uptick in the levels of industrial action”, this was coming from “an extraordinarily low base”.  Photograph: Eric Luke.

People should not be frightened that the country is going back to a 1970s-style era of strikes, the new head of the Workplace Relations Commission ha(...)

Arkadiusz Baranski, of Parklands, Northwood, Santry, was dismissed from the Regency Hotel last August for gross misconduct following an incident on the morning of July 23rd, 2015. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A waiter at a Dublin restaurant lost his job after he debited €255 to his bank account while “messing” with a card machine, a tribunal has heard. Ark(...)

 Sylvia Ozurumba McJyn’s legal team, Gabriel Reynold and Ashimedua Okonkwo, outside the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A RehabCare worker failed to properly monitor a system designed to ensure people with disabilities received home visits, the Employment Appeals Tribun(...)

While it found in his favour, the Employment Appeals Tribunal described Sean McHugh’s dealings in the matter that got him the sack as “naive, reckless and careless”. Photograph: Collins Courts

A tribunal has ordered Allied Irish Bank (AIB) to pay a sacked former senior manager €138,384 after finding that he was unfairly dismissed. In makin(...)

Muhammed Younis, who won a Supreme Court judgment for €90,000 against his former employer in Dublin, participating in Migrant Rights Centre Ireland protest outside the Dáil last year. File  photograph: Alan Betson

Over one-quarter of employment disputes at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) have involved cases taken by foreign nationals, new figures have r(...)

Lorcan Cribbin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A former head chef in a popular Dublin Italian restaurant found out he had been replaced while the establishment underwent refurbishment, the Circuit (...)

Mr De Morais told the hearing that he asked a duty manager at Nestor’s SuperValu could he have the pizza and the manager replied “whatever”. Image: Google Streetview

A worker at a franchised SuperValu was sacked for gross misconduct after taking and then eating a discarded €2-€3 pizza from the rubbish. However, th(...)

A manager at a franchised Limerick Supermac’s outlet  lost her  post after failing to report two incidents that cost the firm €2.75. File photograph: Supermacs.ie

A manager at a franchised Supermac’s outlet in Limerick lost her senior post after failing to inform her boss of two incidents that cost the firm €2.7(...)

A struck-off nurse who lost his job after gardaí found him in possession of crystal meth has taken an unfair dismissal case against his former employer. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A struck-off nurse who lost his job after gardaí found him in possession of crystal meth has taken an unfair dismissal case against his former employe(...)

Following the controversy more than a decade ago over people with medical-card entitlements being charged for care in State-run facilities, the then government put in place a repayment scheme

The State’s final bill for repaying people who were illegally charged for accommodation in long-stay public facilities will reach more than €450 mill(...)

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