The Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 15 August 2014
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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The Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014 (the "2014 Act") was recently enacted and it is expected to commence in September. The 2014 Act provides for significant changes to the existing legislation and in this email, we take a look at what you need to know and "How you should handle it".

Caoimhe Heery writes:

The 2014 Act has two distinct objectives. Firstly, to clarify and codify the law in relation to work permits following the decision of Hogan J. in Hussein v Labour Court and Younis [2012 IEHC 364], which identified the deficiencies in the existing legislation. Secondly, the 2014 Acts introduces new classes of employment permits the aim of which is to attract highly qualified and

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Ronan Daly Jermyn
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