At Moran & Ryan we recognise that the complexity of the field of employment law and industrial relations can be intimidating for employer and employee alike. At our firm, we pride ourselves on advising our clients on their employment disputes from beginning to end. We have a commitment and track record of advising employers on best practices and developing procedures and structures that can best preserve industrial relations harmony.

Recent Employment Case Law Notes

In order to ensure our clients have up-to-the-minute advice on recent changes in employment law, we compile a synopsis of recent court judgments that will be of relevance to employers and employees. These case reports are intended to assist those clients concerned about staying up-to-date with employment law. The reports are updated regularly.

The Court of Appeal

Ali v. The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation [2016] IECA 55

Una Ruffley v. Board of Management of St. Anne’s School [2015] IECA 287

Personal Injuries – Bullying and harassment – Unfair procedures – Lack of calibrated inappropriateness – Majority decision

The High Court

National Museum of Ireland v. The Minister of Social Protection [2016] IEHC 135

Contract of service vs. contract for services – Challenge to decision of social welfare appeals officer – Standard of review – Audi alterem partem.

Cleary & others v. B & Q Ireland Limited [2016] IEHC 119

Payment of Wages Act 1991 – Withdrawal of bonuses – Unlawful deduction 

Lyndsey Conway & others v. The Health Service Executive [2016] IEHC 73

Injunction application – Restraining disciplinary procedures – Psychiatric nurses – Áras Attracta – Compliance with Trust in Care Policy – Delay

Mary Joyce v. The Board of Management of Coláiste Iognáid [2015] IEHC 809

Interlocutory injunction application – Attempt to halt disciplinary procedure – Prejudgment of issues – Education Act 1998 – Compliance with departmental procedures

Nano Nagle School v. Marie Daly [2015] IEHC 785

Employment Equality Acts – Disability – Reasonable accommodation – Appropriate measures – Adequate consideration

If you are unsure of any aspect of Employment Law and how it applies to you as an employer do not hesitate to contact our office for a consultation.

Employment solicitor & Partner Caoimhe is experienced in acting for both employers and employees on a wide range of general Litigation, Employment, and Equality matters.

Caoimhe can advise from the employers’ point of view in areas such as investigations, disciplinary procedures, appeal procedures and if the matter proceeds to full-scale litigation by way of High Court Injunctions or Workplace Relations Hearings