Employment Claims

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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Bringing your own employment claim and representing yourself at the WRC or Labour Court

Are you thinking about bringing a claim to the Workplace Relations Commission and representing yourself? Are you concerned about the cost of getting professional representation-for example, from a solicitor or a HR practitioner? Yes, it is possible to bring your own employment claims to the WRC or Labour Court. And it is easy to do. …

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