Bank Holiday Pay in Ireland

There is always some confusion about entitlement to holiday pay and/or extra pay for workers on bank holidays or public holidays such as  Christmas Day ,  New Years Day,  Good Friday or St  Patrick’s Day. Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day are public holidays in Ireland . Good Friday, Christmas Eve and […]
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Cancelled or Delayed Flights because of Air Traffic Control Strikes : Your Rights

Flights Delayed by more than 2 hours because of Strike Action – Your Rights There is a financial compensation scheme in the EU for delayed and cancelled flights – but in the event of a strike (an extraordinary event) – that scheme doesn’t apply. BUT – all delayed passengers are entitled to free meals and […]
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Refunds and Compensation for Cancelled Flights

What rights do passengers have when a flight is cancelled because of extraordinary circumstances? Under under EC Regulation No. 261/ 2004 – in the event of a flight cancellation passengers must  be offered : …care and assistance free of charge while waiting for their rerouted flight– specifically, meals and refreshments in reasonable relation to the […]
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Card Protection Refunds – CPP

In 2014 in Ireland  there was a review of Payment Protection Insurance  (PPI) – which resulted in thousands of people getting premium refunds because they were mis-sold the policies. In 2015 we had another uncovering of  further insurance  misselling in Ireland   – this time is was Card Protection Policies  (CPP). It is estimated that […]
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Magdalen Laundry Compensation Claims

On 26 June the Government announced details of compensation payments for women who were admitted to and worked in the Magdalen Laundries. The payments will range from a minimum   €11,500 for those who stayed 3 months or less) to a maximum €100,000 for a stay of 10 years or more. Payments rise by €1000 […]
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