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Employee Loses Appeal

April 28, 2016 | biocare

An employee lost her appeal against her employer for constructive dismissal despite findings her manager had made inappropriate comments to her in the workplace. The employee concerned made a formal complaint against her manager following discussions between them regarding the whereabouts of discount vouchers in the store where she worked. […]

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Employers Appeal Upheld

April 28, 2016 | biocare

The Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision of the High Court which awarded a female employee €67,000 relating to a manual handling injury in the workplace. In delivering judgement of the three judge Court of Appeal, Ms. Justice Mary Irvine noted the duty of an employer is met, once […]

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Closure Orders Served

April 28, 2016 | biocare

Ten closure orders were served on food businesses in Ireland in March 2016 relating to breaches of food safety and hygiene regulations. When commenting on these enforcement notices, Dr. Pamela Byrne Chief Executive of the FSAI stated there can be no justification for such breaches as they have the potential […]

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