Case Studies

Recent Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court Decisions and Determinations

Anonymised Parties: General Operative v Manufacturing Company (ADJ-00012804)

The WRC recommended that the Respondent offer the Complainant the compensatory lump sum of €6,500 in settlement of the claim. The Complainant seeks a redundancy payment which the Company contended that he did not qualify for due to his service record. The Respondent did not attend the hearing.

A Complainant v A Restaurant Limited and Mr A t/a A Restaurant (Case No DEC-E2015-015)

The Equality Tribunal has awarded €18,000 for disability discrimination to a waitress who was dismissed while on long term sick leave with depression.


Anonymised Parties: An Accounts Manager v An Insurance Broker (ADJ-00010173)