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Hair stylist fired for anxiety gets €7k: Apprentice returned from sick leave to be told she was a liability

  • Published on August 9th, 2018 - The Irish Examiner
Hair stylist fired for anxiety gets €7k: Apprentice returned from sick leave to be told she was a liability

Employment law specialist Jason O’Sullivan, of J.O.S Solicitors, said employers are obliged to make “reasonable accommodation” for employees who have a disability, including mental health conditions.“ “Until employers start taking such affirmative action, they will continue to fall foul of the law said Mr O’Sullivan.

Hairdresser sacked for anxiety gets €7,000 award

  • Published on August 9th, 2018 - The Times
Hairdresser sacked for anxiety gets €7,000 award

Employment law specialist Jason O’Sullivan, of JOS Solicitors, said employers are obliged to make “reasonable accommodation” for employees who have a disability, including mental health conditions.

“There does appear to be a need for employers to start finding better ways to support employees who are experiencing mental health difficulties,” Mr O’Sullivan said.

Hairdresser awarded €7,000 after salon fired her over anxiety issues

  • Published on August 8th, 2018 - The Irish Mirror
Hairdresser awarded €7,000 after salon fired her over anxiety issues

Employment law specialist Jason O’Sullivan of JOS Solicitors said employers are obliged to make “reasonable accommodation” for employees who have a disability, including mental-health conditions. “There does appear to be a need for employers to start finding better ways to support employees who are experiencing mental-health difficulties.”

Suspended whistleblowers taking High Court case against University of Limerick

  • Published on November 13th, 2017 - The Limerick Leader
Suspended whistleblowers taking High Court case against University of Limerick

The two whistleblowers who were suspended from the University of Limerick’s finance department following controversies around payment of expenses have initiated High Court action against the university. Jason O’Sullivan, Solicitor and Public Affairs Consultant at J.O.S Solicitors is the legal representative for the two suspended whistleblowers.

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

  • Published on November 13th, 2017 - The Journal.ie
Opinion: Do we still need unions?

The news that staff at Iarnród Éireann have suspended their industrial action over pay pending a ballot of members following a Labour Court recommendation, will be welcomed by rail passengers across the country and it is hoped further commuter havoc can now be avoided in the lead up to Christmas. Such turbulent times bring to focus the role of unions in modern Ireland, particularly for those non-members and citizens operating in the private sector writes Jason O’ Sullivan Solicitor and Public Affairs Consultant at J.O.S Solicitors.

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