Comparative Employment Law Ireland, NI & GB

Posted in : Comparative Employment Law Table on 16 June 2017

Irish employment law has become increasingly complex over many years. We also live and do much of our business between some small islands in the North Atlantic and the laws of the UK can have quite an impact in this jurisdiction.

For example, UK case law is often referred to in Irish courts and has persuasive influence. On top of that, many of our recent employment laws emanate from the EU but are implemented and interpreted differently in Ireland than they are in the UK. Awards of compensation in equality cases in the UK are technically unlimited but in the Republic of Ireland are limited to

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