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Deirdre Malone and the team at EY Law bring you regular updates of key employment law issues. With an eye for detail and access to a wide range of specialists this series of articles from EY Law takes a deep dive into the wide ranging implications of employment law developments for employers including legal updates, potential tax issues and HR considerations.

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Deep Dive Into Retirement

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 09/02/2024 A recent WRC decision provides a timely reminder for employers intending to enforce a contractual retirement age. The law Ireland does not have a statutory retirement age. Employers generally rely on a contractual term of employment when seeking to retire employees on their 65th birthday. Other em...
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Policies and Procedures
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Retirement in the Public and Private Sector

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 21/03/2023 Brief In this EY Law Insight, we consider the challenges surrounding mandatory retirement ages following recent decisions in the private and public sector. The law There is no statutory retirement age in Ireland in the private sector. The Employment Equality legislation permits employers to set ...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Update

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 17/01/2023 In this month’s EY Law Insight, Deirdre Malone, Associate Partner, and Laura Ryan, Solicitor, in the Employment Team at EY Law, update their previous article on the Directive, and look at the recently published EU (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations (“the Regulations”), exp...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 05/12/2022 In this month’s EY Law Insight – Deirdre Malone, Partner, and Laura Ryan, Solicitor, in the Employment Team at EY Law, look at the purpose and proposed changes of The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022. Juggling work and life is probably on top of every working person’s agend...
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Holiday Pay Claims – Time Limits

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 26/09/2022 In this month’s EY Law Insight – Deirdre Malone, Partner, and Laura Ryan, Solicitor, in the Employment Team at EY Law look at the strict rules around time limits to bring a complaint in the Workplace Relations Commission and the jurisdiction of the Adjudication Officers to expand the scope of claim...
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Working Time Leave
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EY Law Insights – Statutory Sick Pay

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 28/07/2022 Ireland is late to the party from a European standard, but the Sick Leave Bill finally passed all stages of the Oireachtas last week and has been sent to the President for signing. Ranking ahead of only Malta in one comparative study of sick pay across 42 European countries, Ireland is lagging behi...
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Absence and Sickness Pay
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The Transparency and Predictability of Working Conditions Directive

Posted in: EY Law Insights on 10/05/2022 With limited fanfare, the Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on Transparency and Predictability of Working Conditions (the “Directive”) was published nearly 3 years ago. Its ambition is to provide every possible type of employee with clarity as to their terms and conditions of employment. In this insight, ...
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Contracts of Employment Probation