Unfair dismissal in the workplace is a serious issue that can significantly impact an individual’s career and financial well-being. If you believe that you have been unfairly dismissed from your job, it is important to understand your rights and options.
In Ireland, employees have certain rights and protections under the law regarding dismissal. Employers must follow fair procedures when dismissing an employee and have valid reasons for doing so. If you feel that you have been unfairly dismissed, you may be entitled to seek compensation or take legal action to challenge the dismissal.
Unfair dismissal in the workplace can take many forms. Some examples that may constitute unfair dismissal include:
These are just a few examples of what may constitute unfair dismissal in the workplace. We can help you understand your rights and options and guide you through seeking justice and challenging the dismissal.
In Ireland, an employee may be eligible to make an unfair dismissal claim if they meet the following criteria:
Employees who meet these criteria may be eligible to make an unfair dismissal claim. It is important to note that there are time limits for making an unfair dismissal claim, so it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible if you believe you have been unfairly dismissed.
If an employee is successful in an unfair dismissal claim in Ireland, they may be entitled to one or more of the following remedies:
Reinstatement: The employee will return to their former position with their employer.
Re-engagement: The employee will be offered a new position with their employer.
Compensation: A monetary award paid to the employee to compensate them for any loss or damage due to their unfair dismissal. The amount of compensation an employee may be entitled to will depend on various factors, including the employee’s age, length of service, and the impact of the dismissal on their ability to earn a living.
It is important to note that an employee may not be entitled to all of these remedies, and the specific remedy that is awarded will depend on the individual circumstances of the case.
If you have experienced unfair dismissal in the workplace in Ireland, our law firm can assist you in taking legal action to challenge the dismissal and seek justice under Irish law.
In Ireland, employees have certain rights and protections under the law regarding dismissal. Employers must follow fair procedures when dismissing an employee and must have valid reasons for doing so. If you feel that you have been unfairly dismissed, you may be entitled to seek compensation or take legal action to challenge the dismissal.
Our team of experienced solicitors has a deep understanding of Irish employment law and can help you navigate the process of making a claim for unfair dismissal. We can provide you with information about your rights under Irish law, help you gather and present evidence, and represent you in any legal proceedings that may be necessary.
If you have experienced unfair dismissal in the workplace in Ireland, don’t hesitate to seek legal assistance.
Typically you must have at least 12 months of continuous service with your employer before bringing a claim for unfair dismissal.
It qualifies as unfair dismissal if you have been dismissed from work because you are pregnant or on maternity leave. Other reasons include:
Examples of fair grounds for dismissal are redundancy and qualification issues. Your employer must show evidence that the dismissal was fair and that they followed fair procedures before dismissing you. You can ask your employer for a written statement on why you were dismissed.
It can happen in two circumstances:
We start by establishing whether or not you have a claim.
Then, if you do and you want to pursue it, we’ll help guide you through the complex process of making that claim.
That said, you only have a limited time to lodge your complaint to the WRC or Labour Court, so act fast.