Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 21/5/2021

Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 21 May 2021
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Issues covered: Gender Pay Gap Information Bill; Long Working Hours; Data Protection Breaches

This week's top stories:

  • Today's free webinar at 11 - An Audience with RDJ - discusses changes to WRC hearings; redundancy issues; and employees refusing to wearing face masks.
  • In our Case Review an Adjudication Officer finds that a Hotel Manager was unfairly dismissed despite the fact that the Respondent was justified in taking disciplinary action.
  • The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill was debated in the Dáil this week. 
  • Data from the second annual national remote working survey in Ireland shows that 95% of respondents were in favour of working remotely on an on-going basis to some extent.
  • Long working hours are killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, according to the World

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