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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 27/11/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 26/11/2020 This week's top stories: There's still time to register for this afternoon's Diversity and Inclusion Forum Discussion on Reasonable Accommodations with Seònaid Ó Murchadha. Join Caroline McEnery, The HR Suite, for our last webinar of 2020 as she discusses how to manage Christmas parties remotely, ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 20/11/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 20/11/2020 This week's top stories: In our Case Law review this week, the Labour Court awards €25k compensation for a procedurally unfair dismissal, notwithstanding the Court found valid grounds for the complainant's suspension. The CIPD has published their 'hackathon' research to answer the question – what ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 13/11/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 13/11/2020 This week's top stories: The WRC is recruiting for Adjudication Officers. Go on - you know you want to apply. Our case review this week is on a WRC Adjudication Officer decision to award a Special Needs Assistant €10k for a procedurally flawed unfair dismissal. The Company Christmas party is such ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 6/11/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 06/11/2020 This week's top stories: On Wednesday, we officially launched 'Reasonable Adjustments for Disabilities - a Guide for Employers' at our NI annual review of employment law. If you'd like to know what UK courts consider to be the equivalent of reasonable accommodation in this jurisdiction, check it o...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 30/10/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 30/10/2020 This week's top stories: In our case law review this week, an employee is awarded €15,000 after a racial slur and a further €1600 for the employer's breaches of the OWTA. The Oireachtas committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment agreed to include the topic of a four-day week in its draft progr...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 23/10/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 23/10/2020 This week's top stories: In our case review this week a groom was unfairly dismissed when her employer terminated her contract without any recourse to procedures. Tune in for the next instalment of the Diversity and Inclusion Forum on the 30th October at 3.30pm, as Barry Philips has five people ta...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 16/10/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 16/10/2020 This week's top stories: It's Budget week and we bring you our annual round-up of employment-related changes, courtesy of Mazars. A new study finds that many European employers are making long-term changes to their remote work policies in a response to Covid restrictions. Our Case Review this week...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 9/10/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 09/10/2020 This week's top stories: Does your organisation use staff surveys? Be careful about what you ask - H&M has just been fined €35.3m (£32.1m) for the illegal surveillance of several hundredemployees, largely based on the personal information gathered via staff surveys. Should employers be infor...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 2/10/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 02/10/2020 This week's top stories: In case law, a nursing home has been ordered to pay €150,000 to three care workers who were sexually harassed by an alcohol-fuelled 93-year-old male resident. Minister Donohoe has published economic forecasts that will underpin Budget 2021. The WRC is holding oral hearings...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 25/9/2020

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 25/09/2020 This week's top stories: In case law, the Labour Court has ruled that an employer's refusal to allow an HR professional to return to work amounted to an unlawful deduction of wages. ICTU has withdrawn from the Low Pay Commission. If you haven't already done so, book now for the the Future of Work...