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(...)

Shown the red card: the referee received €4,000 in sick pay before being dismissed for gross misconduct. Photograph: Fabio Cardoso/Corbis/Getty

A Football Association of Ireland referee who was sacked after his employer discovered he officiated at three soccer matches while on sick leave has l(...)

Minister of State John Halligan asked a female official if she was married during a job interview. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State John Halligan should admit that questioning a woman about her marital and family status during a job interview was wrong but his act(...)

John Halligan, an Independent TD for Waterford, is Minister of State for Training and Skills.

Minister of State John Halligan has said he “regrets” asking a female official if she was married during a job interview. The woman was awarded €7,50(...)

A Luas driver came close to losing his job after refusing to operate a tram that was due to arrive at its destination shortly before his shift ended. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Luas driver came close to losing his job after refusing to operate a tram that was due to arrive at its destination shortly before his shift ended. (...)

A receptionist working in a hotel used by a local authority to accommodate homeless people quit her job after witnessing suicides, drug abuse, fighting, and child neglect. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A receptionist working in a hotel used by a local authority to accommodate homeless people quit her job after witnessing suicides, drug abuse, fightin(...)

Davitt House, home of the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The tribunal has heard that a  Dunnes Stores employee was fired for serving alcohol to a customer under the age of 18. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Dunnes Stores employee was fired for serving alcohol to a customer under the age of 18, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has heard. Anna Perenc(...)