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Dismissal Deemed Fair

January 28, 2016 | biocare

  The Employment Appeals Tribunal determined an employee who arrived at work under the influence of alcohol was fairly dismissed by his employer.  The employee who was six times over the alcohol limit as measured in drink driving cases was suspended on full pay after he failed a breathalyser test. […]

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No CE Certification on Machine

January 28, 2016 | biocare

A supermarket employee was awarded damages of €47,500.00 after he suffered an electric shock while operating a ten year old compactor at his place of work. An engineer giving evidence on behalf of the employee stated the compactor had no CE mark or certification. Delivering judgement in the case Mr. […]

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Nut Allergy Death Enquiry

January 28, 2016 | biocare

A pharmacist was the subject of a fitness to practice enquiry following the untimely and tragic death of a fourteen year old teenager. The teenager concerned suffered a severe allergic reaction to nuts contained in a satay sauce which was purchased from a Chinese restaurant take-away. It was alleged the […]

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