Employment Claims

Review of WRC cases, January-December 2020

The Workplace Relations Commission have published a review of 1,401 cases which reached adjudication stage from January to December 2020. Read the full review here. Some headline points which are worth noting include party representation breakdown of complaints awards made There was 1,401 cases involving 3,059 specific complaints. Most complaints were made under the Organisation …

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Workplace investigation/disciplinary procedure statements-can you sue for defamation?

“I want to sue him/her for defamation.” I hear this request frequently when employees who are the subject of allegations in the workplace come to me for advice. They are incensed that a complaint or allegation has been made against them. How would you feel if a colleague accuses you of bullying or harassment or …

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How to prepare a submission for the WRC (Workplace Relations Commission) or the Labour Court

Pursuing your own case at the WRC or Labour Court? If you are bringing your own employment claims to the WRC or Labour Court you will need to prepare a submission in advance. The purpose of this submission will be to set out your case and persuade the adjudicator or Labour Court to find in …

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