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European Court Of Justice – Reducing Severance Payments To Reflect Period Of Parental Or Maternity Leave Constitutes Indirect Sex Discrimination
In the recent decision in RE v Praxair MRC SAS, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") has ruled that the calculation of compensation payments for dismissal
European Union
17 Oct 2019
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The Impact Of Extreme Weather On Employee Attendance
With some of Ireland's worst storms in years having caused floods and wind damage across the country, employers are facing absenteeism,...
Ireland
11 Oct 2019
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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 – Update On Key Changes
Recent legislation on employment terms was heralded as "one of the most significant pieces of employment legislation in a generation". In practice, it
Ireland
30 Aug 2019
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Employment Injunctions: Courts Will Not "Entertain" An Injunction Where Legislation Covers The Employee's Claim, Available Remedies And Means Of Redress
In welcome decisions for employers, the High Court in Power v Health Service Executive and Court of Appeal in Kearney v Byrne Wallace have confirmed that an employment injunction cannot be granted
Ireland
28 Aug 2019
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The First Line Of Defence – The National Vetting Bureau And The Use Of Joint Agreements
The National Vetting Bureau ("the NVB") announced that a new compliance unit was set up in December last year to conduct "regular checks"
Ireland
16 Jul 2019
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Labour Court Re-Affirms That Different Treatment Does Not Necessarily Mean Less Favourable Treatment
The Labour Court, in Kerry County Council v Cora Carrigg, has overturned a WRC award made against Kerry County Council for an alleged breach of the Protection of Employees
Ireland
20 Jun 2019
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Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018
The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (the "Act") commenced on 4 March 2019 and makes a number of significant changes to employment rights legislation that affect all Irish-based employers
Ireland
11 Jun 2019
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Managing Risk In A 24/7 Workplace
Given the health and safety risks which might arise in the case of any breach, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 creates strict liability obligations for employers
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
9
Podcast - Legal Considerations For New Mancos Setting Up In Ireland
Listen to the latest Aquest podcast, co-hosted by Peter Stapleton and Karen Killalea.
Ireland
6 Jun 2019
10
Employment Law Update – The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018
The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 ("the Act") came into effect as of the 4 March 2019. The Act aims to improve the security and predictability of working hours for employees
Ireland
4 Jun 2019
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Being Held To Account For Exploitation: The Personal Liability Of Directors For Inducing A Breach Of Employment Contract
The decision of the English High Court in the case of Antuzis and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others caught the attention of the English press with the Judge
Ireland
22 May 2019
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A Guide To The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018
Minister Regina Doherty has described the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (‘the Act ‘) as "one of the most significant pieces of employment legislation for a generation".
Ireland
16 Apr 2019
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Labour Court Highlights Limits To TUPE Protections: Refusal To Transfer Amounts To Resignation
In Adina Predut v Rapier Contract Services Limited, the Labour Court found that an employee terminated her own employment when she refused to transfer to a new employer under the European Communities ...
Ireland
11 Apr 2019
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Employers Should Not Rely Blindly On Unfair Dismissal Exclusion Clause In Fixed-Term Contracts
One of the key advantages to employers in using fixed-term contracts is the availability of an exclusion from the protections of the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2015 on the expiry of a fixed-term
Ireland
4 Apr 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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Fair Procedures Are Required When Dismissing An Employee During Probation
Late last year, the Labour Court made a non-binding recommendation under the Industrial Relations Acts that a hotel manager be awarded €90,000 in compensation ...
Ireland
12 Feb 2019
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Employers Should Exercise Caution When Dismissing Employees Awaiting Or In Receipt Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
Before deciding to dismiss an employee on the grounds of medical incapability, an employer will have its obligation to reasonably accommodate the employee under the Employment Equality Acts
Ireland
18 Jan 2019
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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 (The "Bill") Has Been Passed By The Houses Of The Oireachtas
The Bill will now go before the President to be signed into law. In summary, the Bill:
Ireland
28 Dec 2018
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Requests For Flexible Working: How Do I Handle It?
Employers want a well-educated and flexible work force that allows their companies to be competitive and employees want the flexibility that enables them to balance work and family life.
Ireland
22 Oct 2018
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Non-Compete Clauses – Staying Within The Boundaries
Non-compete clauses can provide important protection for purchasers who have a legitimate interest in maintaining the value of the business they are acquiring.
Ireland
11 Jul 2018
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