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Springing Into Act: Preventing Confidential Information Being Used By Former Employee
In the decision in Forse and others v Secarma Ltd and others, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld a High Court decision granting an interim springboard injunction
Ireland
23 Sep 2019
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You Raise Me Up, So I Can…Sue My Employer?
In the UK case of Shelbourne v Cancer Research UK, an employee of Cancer Research UK sustained spinal injuries at a Christmas Party in the workplace.
Ireland
10 Jul 2019
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Disciplinary Processes – What Not To Do!
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,
Ireland
25 Jun 2019
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UK EAT Concludes That Bad Leaver Provisions Were Neither Unconscionable Nor A Penalty Clause
In Nosworthy v Instinctif Partners Limited, the UK EAT has upheld the enforcement of bad leaver provisions, which required a resigning employee to transfer her shares for minimal consideration and to forfeit her loan...
UK
13 Jun 2019
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When Will A Shop Steward's Actions Be Trade Union Activities And When Will They Be Something Else?
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" ...
Ireland
3 Jun 2019
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Kerins Decision: A Cautionary Tale For Employers
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.
Ireland
7 May 2019
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Enforcement Of Post-Termination Restrictive Covenants At Injunction Stage Is A Balancing Act
There is a clear distinction between the enforceability of restrictive covenants during the life of the employment relationship and after its termination.
Ireland
4 Apr 2019
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Lacking A Disability Proves A Bar To Bringing A Disability Discrimination Claim
The Labour Court has held that an employee without a disability cannot claim disability discrimination for being treated less favourably than a person with a disability.
Ireland
6 Mar 2019
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'Tis The Season: Employers Beware As Company Vicariously Liable For The Conduct Of Company Director At Social Event
With Christmas just around the corner, a recent UK Court of Appeal decision will serve as a timely reminder to employers that they can be held vicariously liable for the conduct of employees at social events ...
UK
11 Dec 2018
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Refusal To Supply "Support Gay Marriage" Cake Not Discriminatory
The UK Supreme Court has held that a Belfast bakery did not discriminate against a gay man when it refused to provide him with a cake bearing a message of support for same-sex marriage...
Ireland
13 Nov 2018
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