The action will involve, among others, laboratory aides and surgical instrument technicians. File photograph: Getty

Siptu health representatives have accepted an invitation to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission on Thursday to discuss the dispute arou(...)

Prominent Atheist and member of the Congregationalist Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (CCFSM), John Hamill, has failed in a discrimination action over not getting free Luas travel on the day of the papal Mass in the Phoenix Park last August.

Prominent Atheist and member of the Congregationalist Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (CCFSM), John Hamill, has failed in a discrimination acti(...)

A dental clinic has agreed to pay a woman €10,000 after a dentist refused to treat her after she disclosed that she had HIV. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire.

A dental clinic has agreed to pay a woman €10,000 after a dentist refused to treat her after she disclosed that she had HIV. The dentist is also to p(...)

The WRC  accepted the employer sought to find out who had written the graffiti and that notices regarding harassment and graffiti were posted in the workplace.

A Dublin-based company has been ordered to pay a worker €7,000 after graffiti appeared in his workplace with the “highly offensive and deplorable” wor(...)

It is right and proper that sacking a staff member for alleged misconduct requires employers to conduct thorough, inscrutably fair, bulletproof investigations with proper procedures and opportunities to appeal. Photograph: iStock

What frightens retailers and other small business owners the most? It isn’t rapacious landlords, or incompetent policymakers, or shoplifters, or even (...)

Photograph: Alan Betson

Ambulance staff are to hold the first of two 24-hour strikes on Friday next in an escalation of a long-running campaign over trade union representatio(...)

Cleaning up a  house in Dublin 4 after it was vacated by a tenant who left it in a squalid and damaged state while owing €55,000 in rent arrears. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A rubbish-strewn kitchen. Pet faeces in the living area. A marble bathroom destroyed by hair dye; rent arrears of some €45,000. Yes, while soaring re(...)

At interview, the job applicant indicated he needed paper and a pen to communicate and was asked, ‘in the warehouse how would you manage to work safely?’ File photograph: The Irish Times

A man greeted with the words “so you’re deaf?” by a job interviewer has been awarded €5,500 for being discriminated against at interview. He had appl(...)

A decision by a company to discrimatorily dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A decision by a company to dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the (...)

National Ambulance Service  staff take part in a picket outside an ambulance station on Dublin’s Davitt Road last month. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ambulance staff are holding a protest outside Leinster House on Wednesday as part of their long-running campaign over trade union representation right(...)

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