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Dawn Meats have been ordered to pay an ex-worker €12,566

Dawn meats ordered to pay compensation

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in Ireland has ordered Dawn Meats to pay former employee Aeron James €12,566 after his dismissal was 'both substantively and procedurally unfair'.

Collisons between tractors and third parties are 42% more likely during summer months

Summer tractor crashes 42% more likely

Collisions between farm vehicles and third parties are over 40% more likely between May and September, according to NFU Mutual claims data. As summer field work and harvesting gets underway and agricultural traffic increases, the rural insurer is urging all road users to take extra care over the coming months.