Work Permits Checklist

Posted in : Oct on 16 October 2012
Linda Hynes
Lewis Silkin
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This month’s topic focuses on employment permits.

The recent High Court judgment of Hussein v The Labour Court & Younis on the Employment Permits Act 2003 to 2006 has brought the issue of work permits back into the spotlight.

This case was an appeal by the employer against a €92,000 award by the Labour Court to a Pakistani employee over employment law breaches while working in an Indian restaurant in Dublin. The High Court quashed the decision of the Labour Court on the basis that his employment was unlawful as he did not have a valid work permit. The Labour Court award could not be upheld as there was no valid employment relationship between the parties.

The employee Mr. Younis had

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Linda Hynes
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