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Employment Top Tips For Christmas
With preparations in full swing for the festive season, we review typical workplace issues commonly faced by employers at this time of year and suggest some practical tips for dealing with them successfully.
Ireland
14 Dec 2017
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Fair Procedures At Investigation Stage – Current Position?
The May 2017 High Court decision in Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board indicated that where a complaint is made which could lead to an employee's dismissal...
Ireland
7 Sep 2017
3
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
Denial Of Promotion Opportunity During Maternity Leave Leads To Award Of €824K
Employers should note a recent High Court award of €824,000 to former army captain Diane Byrne due to breaches of equal treatment principles.
Ireland
9 Aug 2017
5
Recent Labour Court Decision On Retirement Age
A recent Labour Court decision highlights the importance of specifying retirement ages in contracts of employment. The Court found that dismissing an employee for their age was an act of discrimination.
Ireland
11 Jul 2017
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Justifying Mandatory Age Restrictions In Recruitment
It must be decided whether the Workplace Relations Commission has jurisdiction to make a ruling regarding the mandatory age bracket of new entrants into the Irish police service.
Ireland
11 Jul 2017
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Right To Fair Procedures When Investigating Bullying Allegations
In general, an employee is not entitled to be represented by a solicitor in an internal disciplinary investigation or hearing.
Ireland
22 Jun 2017
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EAT Clarifies Whether Stock Options Should Be Considered When Calculating Unfair Dismissal Awards
The Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") recently ordered a cyber security firm (the "Company") to pay a senior director (the "Employee") €105,000 as a result of his unfair dismissal.
Ireland
7 Jun 2017
9
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
10
A Double-Up Of Claims For Employers – Two Avenues Of Redress For Employees
Employers face increased risk of duplication of claims by employees before both the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish High Court on foot of a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.
Ireland
27 Apr 2017
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Liability For Unfair Dismissal – Other Means Of Redress
A recent decision of the Labour Court serves as a useful reminder to employers that there is another route other than the Unfair Dismissals Acts by which an aggrieved employee can claim against an employer for a dismissal.
Ireland
20 Apr 2017
12
Company Dress Codes, Discrimination And Personal Rights
The European Court of Justice recently determined that a company policy banning employees from wearing religious signs such as Islamic headscarves is not necessarily discriminatory.
Ireland
12 Apr 2017
13
Dismissal For Deliberate Manipulation Of Company Policy Found To Be Fair
In a recent case, the Labour Court found that the dismissal of an employee for deliberate manipulation of company policy and misuse of the company sick pay scheme was fair.
Ireland
24 Mar 2017
14
Letter For Social Welfare Application Held To Be Notice Of Redundancy
A recent decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal held that a letter drafted for an employee for social welfare purposes stating that the employer "had no work available at present" was...
Ireland
23 Mar 2017
15
Tips On Full And Final Settlement Clauses
In two recent cases, the Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") highlighted the importance of informed consent in the context of employees signing full and final settlement waivers.
Ireland
3 Mar 2017
16
First Progress Report From Workplace Relations Commission
The Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") has published its 2016 Progress Report and Commentary.
Ireland
22 Dec 2016
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12 Employment Tips For Christmas
With preparations in full swing for the festive season, we review typical workplace issues commonly faced by employers at this time of year and suggest some practical tips for dealing with them successfully.
Ireland
14 Dec 2016
18
Prepare To Share – Legal Advice From Non-lawyers
With preparations in full swing for the festive season, we review typical workplace issues commonly faced by employers at this time of year and suggest some practical tips for dealing with them successfully.
Ireland
8 Dec 2016
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College Lecturer Loses Discrimination Case At European Court
An appeal which would have allowed the same-sex partner of a college lecturer to access his pension after death is dismissed.
European Union
6 Dec 2016
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Importance Of Return To Work Policies
A recent Labour Court decision considered an employer's refusal to allow an employee to return to work, even though the employee's doctor deemed him fit to return.
Ireland
27 Sep 2016
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