Mondaq Europe - Ireland: Employment and HR
Arthur Cox
The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that employers are required to set up systems to measure daily working time.
Arthur Cox
In The Governing Body of Tywyn Primary School v Alpin, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") recently ruled that the adverse treatment of a gay teacher,
Arthur Cox
The Labour Court, in Kerry County Council v Cora Carrigg, has overturned a WRC award made against Kerry County Council for an alleged breach of the Protection of Employees
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Our organisation has just become aware that one of our employees has a medical condition which we believe makes them unsuitable to work in our particular working environment.
Walkers
The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (the "Act") commenced on 4 March 2019 and makes a number of significant changes to employment rights legislation that affect all Irish-based employers
Walkers
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") provides protection for workers (which includes employees, contractors and agency workers) who report a "relevant wrongdoing" in the workplace.
Walkers
This case considered the procedures applied in an investigation into an allegation of bullying.
Walkers
The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 (the "Bill") has now completed Dáil Éireann, First Stage and was published online in March 2019.
Walkers
Given the health and safety risks which might arise in the case of any breach, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 creates strict liability obligations for employers
Dillon Eustace
The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 ("the Act") came into effect as of the 4 March 2019. The Act aims to improve the security and predictability of working hours for employees
Arthur Cox
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that a shop steward, dismissed by his employer for storing and sharing "stolen, private and confidential information that was the property of a manager" ...
Maples Group
Family-friendly working is no longer solely an issue for a firm's HR department, as Diageo's move on the matter last week shows. But there is still a long way to go.
Arthur Cox
The decision of the English High Court in the case of Antuzis and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others caught the attention of the English press with the Judge
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ireland currently has two Bills proposing changes in the benefits available to working parents that are expected to pass into law before the end of the year.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The proposal for an EU Directive on Work-Life Balance for parents and family carers aims to provide greater flexibility to people in terms of leave and better balance between work and life.
Maples Group
The Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") has published its Annual Report for 2018.
Arthur Cox
The High Court rejected Ms Kerins' challenge to her treatment before the PAC hearings during the course of its examination of State funding to the Rehab Group in 2014.
Arthur Cox
In Gan Menachem Hendon Limited v De Groen, the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (the "EAT") concluded that the dismissal of a nursery employee
Arthur Cox
The Government has published the much-anticipated Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019. The Bill has been presented to Dáil Éireann where it now awaits Second Stage.
Arthur Cox
The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation last week announced changes to the employment permit regime for people from outside the European Economic Area (the "EEA") working in the construction and sports industries.
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Maples Group
The Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") has published its Annual Report for 2018.
Arthur Cox
The High Court rejected Ms Kerins' challenge to her treatment before the PAC hearings during the course of its examination of State funding to the Rehab Group in 2014.
Arthur Cox
In Gan Menachem Hendon Limited v De Groen, the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (the "EAT") concluded that the dismissal of a nursery employee
Arthur Cox
The decision of the English High Court in the case of Antuzis and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others caught the attention of the English press with the Judge
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ireland currently has two Bills proposing changes in the benefits available to working parents that are expected to pass into law before the end of the year.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The proposal for an EU Directive on Work-Life Balance for parents and family carers aims to provide greater flexibility to people in terms of leave and better balance between work and life.
Arthur Cox
Late last year, the Labour Court made a non-binding recommendation under the Industrial Relations Acts that a hotel manager be awarded €90,000 in compensation ...
Arthur Cox
The Government has published the much-anticipated Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019. The Bill has been presented to Dáil Éireann where it now awaits Second Stage.
Matheson
Workplace investigations have been cast into the spotlight in the last 12 months.
Arthur Cox
The Bill will now go before the President to be signed into law. In summary, the Bill:
Dillon Eustace
The Disclosures Tribunal has brought whistleblowing into sharp focus. Muireann Reedy looks at some key whistleblowing legislation, the difference between voluntary and mandatory reporting and why it is advisable for all employers to have whistleblowing policies in place.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Minister Regina Doherty has described the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (‘the Act ‘) as "one of the most significant pieces of employment legislation for a generation".
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