Labour Court tells Department of Education to pay compensation to ex-employees of St Catherine’s College of Education

Posted in Legal issues on August 28th, 2008 by steve

“The Labour Court has recommended that the Department of Education should pay €60,000.00 to four members of the Irish Federation of University Teachers who were given early retirement when St Catherine’s College of Education for Home Economics, Dublin closed in August 2007 …” (more)

[IFUT, 28 August]

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Tribunal backs professor’s stand

Posted in Legal issues on August 25th, 2008 by steve

“A professor who resigned in protest after his university overruled his decision to fail more than a dozen of his students has won an Employment Tribunal case for unfair dismissal. Times Higher Education reported exclusively in March 2007 that Paul Buckland, professor of archaeology at Bournemouth University, had judged that 14 BSc students should fail a resit exam …” (more)

[Phil Baty, Times Higher Education, 21 August]

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