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A Guide To Preparing For The ‘Beast From The East'
The arrival of severe snow and ice conditions across the country this week may lead to difficulties for employees getting to work and businesses staying open.
Ireland
27 Feb 2018
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Guidance On Working Past Retirement Age
A changing age demographic, economic necessity, the pension pay gap and changes to the State Pension age have meant that many people will want to continue working past the traditional retirement age ...
Ireland
12 Feb 2018
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Rail Strike – Should Stranded Workers Get Paid?
Thousands of commuters across the country were faced with major delays following the cancellation of services by Irish Rail due to strike action by its employees.
Ireland
6 Nov 2017
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To Consent Or Not To Consent? Fingerprint Clocking-In At Work
Companies that deploy security systems which require employee biometric data, such as fingerprints, to validate and record access to restricted areas must consider how they will process this data...
Ireland
19 Oct 2017
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Workplace Inspections On The Rise – Is Your Business Ready?
We have seen a marked increase in the number of workplace inspections by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) during recent months.
Ireland
9 Oct 2017
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The Gig Economy – The Future For Employers?
We look at the growing gig economy workforce and how Irish employers can engage independent workers in 2017.
Ireland
24 Feb 2017
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TUPE – Transfers Translated (Video Content)
There is a degree of fear, apprehension and sometimes misunderstanding surrounding the application of the TUPE Regulations.
Ireland
3 Oct 2016
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Employment Update: New European Regulations For Posted Workers
Posted Workers are people who normally work in one EU Member State but, for a limited time, are assigned to carry out work in Ireland.
Ireland
23 Aug 2016
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Employment Law Update: Paternity Leave Now A Statutory Entitlement In Ireland
Tuesday, 2 August 2016, heralded a significant development in the Irish legal landscape.
Ireland
9 Aug 2016
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Employment Law Update: The Data Protection Commissioner's 2015 Annual Report – Takeaways For Employers
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.
Ireland
20 Jul 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
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Employment Law Update: Accruing Annual Leave While On Long Term Sick Leave
The traditional position under the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997, (the "OWTA") was that an employee's entitlement to annual leave accrued based on the amount of time the employee actually worked.
Ireland
22 Jan 2016
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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
14
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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Employment Law Update: Technology In The Workplace (Video Content)
Technology has changed the way we communicate, the way we inform ourselves and the way we do business.
Ireland
30 Sep 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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Employment Law Update: Atypical Workers And Your Business
With more employers embracing flexible working arrangements, it is important to understand what rights and obligations arise from different types of working relationships.
Ireland
29 Apr 2015
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Guidance On Protection Of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act, 2012
This article is a follow on from our May 2012 e-zine ‘Agency Directive Update’ which introduced legislation to protect agency workers.
Ireland
10 Jan 2013
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Referring Employees For Medical Assessment
In a recent High Court case, Delaney v Central Bank of Ireland [2011], which involved a referral by the Central Bank of a senior employee for psychiatric assessment, Ms Justice Laffoy commented on the principles to be adhered to by employers in referring employees for medical examination in order to accord with fair procedures.
Ireland
10 Jan 2013
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Mandatory Retirement Ages
To recap, under the Employment Equality Acts, 1998 to 2011 (the "EEAs"), it does not constitute discrimination on the grounds of age for employers to fix mandatory ages for retirement of employees.
Ireland
10 Jan 2013
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