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Mason Hayes & Curran
On 21 June 2016, the Data Protection Commissioner (the "DPC"), Helen Dixon, published her Annual Report for 2015. The Report identified a number of issues which are relevant to organisations with employees in Ireland.
Matheson
Listen to the podcast to find out the facts, key outcomes from the case and what this means for you as representatives of large employers in Ireland.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent decision by the Employment Appeals Tribunal found that the dismissal of an employee for putting "derogatory" comments on Facebook about a colleague was unfair.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Employers can establish a mandatory retirement age for employees but such ages must be capable of being reasonably and objectively justified if they are challenged by employees as being discriminatory on grounds of age.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In early 2016, the Government commissioned an examination into laws protecting employees following the overnight closure of the historic Clerys department store in Dublin in June 2015, with the immediate loss of 460 jobs.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") entered into force on 24 May 2016, and will apply with effect from May 2018. We review some of the main implications for employers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
As Ireland prepares for the provision of paternity leave as a legal, statutory right through legislative change, we look at the practical implications its introduction is likely to have on Irish employers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Labour Court has issued its first recommendation under new legislation to provide an improved framework for workers seeking to enhance their terms and conditions of employment...
Mason Hayes & Curran
Formalised internships are a relatively recent phenomenon in Ireland but in certain industries, and particularly in startups, they are seen as the only way for individuals to gain relevant work experience...
Matheson
The Irish Employment Law Podcast Series is produced by Bryan Dunne, Head of Employment at Matheson. In the series he discusses the latest developments in employment law.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent decision of the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court awarded an employee €35,000 under unfair dismissal legislation.
Arthur Cox
Unlike the US, whistleblowers in Ireland do not generally receive financial rewards. But Irish individuals with information on corporate wrongdoing in US organisations can benefit from the US whistleblower.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The commencement on 29 April 2016 of the Spent Convictions Act 2016 (the "Act") and the National Vetting Bureau Acts 2012 - 2016 (the "Acts") represented a significant legal development in Ireland.
Matheson
The ABA International Labor and Employment Law Committee will be meeting in Dublin from 7 to 11 May 2017.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum is scheduled to take place on 23 June 2016.
Matheson
As the new workplace relations system is now in operation for over 30 weeks, we continue to provide you with updates of our experiences of the new system and how it is operating in practice.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Pensions Authority is a regulatory body in Ireland. One of its functions is to issue guidance on the duties and responsibilities of pension scheme trustees.
Matheson
As the new workplace relations system is now in operation for over 30 weeks, we continue to provide you with updates of our experiences of the new system and how it is operating in practice.
Mason Hayes & Curran
As a result of a recent UK decision, we review risks associated with providing employment references and with seeking to withdraw a job offer on foot of a negative employment reference.
Matheson
Bryan Dunne, head of the Employment Group, and Bláthnaid Evans, associate in the Employment Group, co-wrote the Ireland chapter for The Employment Law Review, Seventh Edition.
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Mason Hayes & Curran
The new General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") entered into force on 24 May 2016, and will apply with effect from May 2018. We review some of the main implications for employers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Employers can establish a mandatory retirement age for employees but such ages must be capable of being reasonably and objectively justified if they are challenged by employees as being discriminatory on grounds of age.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A recent decision by the Employment Appeals Tribunal found that the dismissal of an employee for putting "derogatory" comments on Facebook about a colleague was unfair.
Mason Hayes & Curran
As Ireland prepares for the provision of paternity leave as a legal, statutory right through legislative change, we look at the practical implications its introduction is likely to have on Irish employers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In early 2016, the Government commissioned an examination into laws protecting employees following the overnight closure of the historic Clerys department store in Dublin in June 2015, with the immediate loss of 460 jobs.
Arthur Cox
Unlike the US, whistleblowers in Ireland do not generally receive financial rewards. But Irish individuals with information on corporate wrongdoing in US organisations can benefit from the US whistleblower.
Hogan Dowling McNamara
The question of employee's liability to the employer was considered by the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords in the UK in Lister v. Romford Ice & Cold Storage [1956] UKHL J1220-2 (Lord Denning dissenting).
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Labour Court has issued its first recommendation under new legislation to provide an improved framework for workers seeking to enhance their terms and conditions of employment...
Matheson
In the latest episode of Matheson's Employment Law Podcast series, Bryan Dunne discusses a recent Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") ruling regarding an employee on long term absence.
Matheson
Bryan Dunne reviews the ruling in the recent Ramphal v Department of Transport case in episode 13 in our Employment Law Podcast series.
Matheson
The employment relationship in Ireland is regulated by an extensive statutory framework, much of which finds its origin in European Community law.
Matheson
Bryan Dunne, head of the Employment Group, and Bláthnaid Evans, associate in the Employment Group, co-wrote the Ireland chapter for The Employment Law Review, Seventh Edition.
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