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Arthur Cox
The Protected Disclosure Act 2014 was enacted on 8 July 2014 and came into law on 15 July 2014.
Arthur Cox
The Minister for Finance confirmed in his budget speech that the 0.6% Pension Levy will not apply beyond the end of 2014.
Arthur Cox
The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005, together with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007 and the Fire Services Act, 1981 place on employers a number of obligations in respect of fire safety in the workplace.
Arthur Cox
In October 2014 in Dublin District Court, Dublin Zoo was given the benefit of the Probation Acts after they made a full apology, gave a €5,000 contribution to charity, and entered a guilty plea to a charge of breaching section 19.4 of the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.
Arthur Cox
In October 2014 in Dublin District Court, Dublin Zoo was given the benefit of the Probation Acts after they made a full apology, gave a €5,000 contribution to charity, and entered a guilty plea to a charge of breaching section 19.4 of the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.
Arthur Cox
In August 2009, Stephen Hampson, a bar manager at the Blu Bar in Tallaght died when he was trapped between the lift car and the lift shaft in a goods only lift which he was using to move between floors.
Arthur Cox
Over the period of 2011- 2013 there were 80 prosecutions for health and safety offences: 26 summary and 54 on indictment.
Arthur Cox
A comprehensive accident protocol is of great assistance in dealing with an accident at the workplace.
Matheson
Bryan takes an in-depth look at a recent High Court decision where an attempt to enforce a 24 month restrictive covenant period was made by an employer.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The use of emails by an employer discovered in the course of an employee disciplinary investigation does not amount to an unjustified interference with that employee’s private life.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In certain industries, internships are already seen as the primary way for individuals to gain relevant work experience.
Matheson
The Irish High Court recently provided some useful clarification in the area of the transfer of personal retirement savings accounts ("PRSAs") overseas.
Matheson
Judgment was delivered in the case of Holloway & Others v Damianus BV & Others (known as the "Omega Pharma" case) on 25 July 2014
Mason Hayes & Curran
Last week’s publication of the Workplace Relations Bill 2014 is a significant development in Irish employment law.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The success of a company is often connected to the specific knowledge, skill and connections of its key employees.
Matheson
In this episode, Bryan discusses two recent High Court cases.
Matheson
Two High Court cases in the UK could be of significance to both sponsoring employers and trustees in the context of amending and restructuring pension schemes.
Arthur Cox
We focus on two "hot topics" in the world of employment equality law, namely employment medicals and discrimination and flexible working requests.
Mason Hayes & Curran
There is a growing temptation amongst Claimants to issue injunctive proceedings in the High Court for wrongful dismissal with the aim of expediting a hearing.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The High Court decision in Mr. Andrius Stasaitis v Noonan Service Group Limited & Anor. addressed compensatory rest breaks at work.
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Stephen O'Sullivan, Barrister
Section 9 of the Protection of Employees 2003 provides inter alia that an employer cannot have two or more fixed term contracts where the aggregate duration is greater than four years unless there are objective grounds for the renewal.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The use of emails by an employer discovered in the course of an employee disciplinary investigation does not amount to an unjustified interference with that employee’s private life.
Matheson
The Pensions Act 1990 is the primary pensions legislation in Ireland. The Pensions Act regulates the operation of occupational pension schemes, Personal retirement savings accounts and trust Retirement annuity contracts.
LK Shields
Dealing with misconduct in the workplace is, unfortunately, an issue that most employers will have to address at one stage or another.
Matheson
The guide to Employment Law in Ireland as featured in the Employment Law Review, Fourth Edition, 2013.
Arthur Cox
The purpose of this briefing is to give an overview of civil claims and inquests, each of which may follow a workplace accident.
LK Shields
After an icy start to the New Year we thought it timely to take a look at employers' obligations in relation to temperatures in the workplace. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 ("the 2007 Regulations") which were introduced pursuant to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 ("the 2005 Act"), deal with the issue of temperatures in the workplace.
Stephen O'Sullivan, Barrister
Where an employee leaves to compete against the employer there are four possible causes of action the employer could seek to rely upon.
Arthur Cox
Over the period of 2011- 2013 there were 80 prosecutions for health and safety offences: 26 summary and 54 on indictment.
Arthur Cox
A comprehensive accident protocol is of great assistance in dealing with an accident at the workplace.
Matheson
As a result of the implementation of EU directives since the 1970s, UK employment law is similar to that in Ireland.
Stephen O'Sullivan, Barrister
In Ruffley v. Board of Management of St Anne’s School the court found that the plaintiff had been subject to bullying and harassment at work.
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