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Employer's Duties - References And Negligent Misstatement
An employer that provides a reference for a former employee can be sued for negligent misstatement if the reference is found to be inaccurate.
Ireland
11 May 2018
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Extension Of Maternity Leave And Benefit For Premature Births
In October 2017, the Irish Government announced in a press release that mothers of premature babies will receive additional maternity leave and maternity benefit for babies born on or after 1 October 2017.
Ireland
14 Dec 2017
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Disciplinary Procedure Pitfalls
Employers should be wary of leaving themselves open to claims of failure to fairly and consistently apply their own disciplinary procedures.
Ireland
17 Aug 2017
4
Ban On Asylum Seekers Working In Ireland Ruled Unconstitutional
Section 9(4) of the Refugee Act 1996 (the "1996 Act") provides that an asylum seeker in Ireland shall not seek or enter employment until such time that his or her refugee status has been decided.
Ireland
29 Jun 2017
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Employment Update: Tips For Managing Constructive Dismissal Scenarios
Employers should be afforded sufficient notification of an employee's grievance and be given reasonable opportunities to resolve the grievance before it can be considered a constructive dismissal.
Ireland
17 May 2017
6
New US Immigration Rules – What Irish Employers Need To Know
In the wake of President Trump's 90-day immigration ban, we examine the scope of the new US immigration rules and the likely impact they will have for Irish employers.
Ireland
15 Feb 2017
7
The Right To Disconnect – What Are Your Obligations?
January 1, 2017 saw the introduction of a new law in France which permits employees, in organisations of more than 50 people, to ignore emails after working hours.
Ireland
18 Jan 2017
8
Providing "Reasonable Accommodation" To Employees With A Disability
A recent decision of a WRC Adjudication Officer found an employer had failed in its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee with a disability.
Ireland
3 Nov 2016
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Unfair Dismissal: Acceptable HR Involvement
Often when an employee is suspected of misconduct, an employer will commence an investigation prior to initiating any disciplinary process.
Ireland
31 Aug 2016
10
Spent Convictions And Changes To Vetting: Importance For Employers
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.
Ireland
25 May 2016
11
The Implications Of Brexit For Employment Law
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum is scheduled to take place on 23 June 2016.
Ireland
19 May 2016
12
Employment References – A Risky Business?
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.
Ireland
29 Apr 2016
13
Employment Law Update: Equal Pay For Equal Work?
The UK Government has published draft regulations which propose to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting.
Ireland
18 Apr 2016
14
Equal Pay For Equal Work?
The UK Government has published draft regulations which propose to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting. Similar ideas have recently been floated in Ireland.
Ireland
12 Apr 2016
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Domestic Workers, Au Pairs And The Thorny Problem Of Employment Rights
On 8 March 2016, the Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") awarded €9,229 to a Spanish au pair on the grounds that her employer had breached aspects of the National Minimum Wage Act 2000...
Ireland
15 Mar 2016
16
General Election 2016 - Implications For Employment Law
As Election 2016 enters into full swing and as each party vies for your vote, it is clear that the economy and job creation is a central theme for all political parties.
Ireland
25 Feb 2016
17
Employment Law Update: Big Brother In Business - A Word Of Caution
There has been much hype over the course of the last few days about the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") decision in the Barbulescu case.
Ireland
18 Jan 2016
18
New Procedures For Workplace Disputes Following Commencement Of The Workplace Relations Act 2015
The Workplace Relations Act 2015 ("the Act") commenced on Thursday, 1 October 2015.
Ireland
13 Oct 2015
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It Pays To Travel - Recent Decision Under Working Time Directive
The decision could mean that certain employers may be exposed to increased employment costs or an increased risk of claims for alleged breaches of employment legislation.
Ireland
7 Oct 2015
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The Workplace Relations Act 2015: A New Structure For Dealing With Employment Claims
The Workplace Relations Act 2015 (the "Act") was signed into law on 20 May 2015 and is due to commence on 1 October 2015.
Ireland
6 Jul 2015
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