Should Irish Courts Now Disapply Domestic Employment Laws that are Incompatible with EU Directives?

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 14 June 2016
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In order to properly understand the potential ramifications of this decision for Member States, it will first be necessary to provide some quite detailed background of the legal principles that have applied until this point and some of the consequences that have followed for employees seeking to assert their entitlements in law.

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The Role of the Court of Justice of the European Union

It is commonly accepted that Irish employment law is heavily influenced by the necessity to comply with European Union (EU) directives. A Directive is a form of EU legislation generally agreed by Member States on a proposal from the EU Commission that sets out objectives and principles that

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