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Updates on the Status of the Practical Operation of the Law on Discrimination

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 11/10/2019 In this Hot Topics Article, we look at recent case law for lessons on how an employer can successfully defend a claim of discrimination where an employee has a legal disability. The Nano Nagle v Daly [2019] IESC 63 Supreme Court decision has crystallised reasonable accommodation and the duties of ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Dealing with Data Subject Access Requests

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 30/07/2019 The scope of a Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR) is wide ranging and has become a staple action point in the itinerary of an employee embarking on a contentious internal or external litigation process with their employer. In this month’s Hot Topics article, Cormac Murphy, Senior Associate with C...
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GDPR One Year On – A review of fines across the EU

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 07/06/2019 The first anniversary of the GDPR passed on 25 May 2019 and we are beginning to see publication of the first fines being administered under the new regime by various Supervisory Authorities. In this months, ‘Hot Topics’ Cormac Murphy, Senior Associate Solicitor in Crowley Solicitors, reviews the fi...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Brexit: How to Get Your Data Transfer Ducks in a Row

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 11/04/2019 In this ‘Hot Topics’ article Cormac Murphy, Senior Associate Solicitor in Crowley Solicitors, sets out how you can ‘Brexit-Proof’ your data transfer. Are you an Irish company and do you transfer personal data (such as employee data) to the UK (including Northern Ireland)? Safe to say the Brexit pro...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Policies and Procedures
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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 08/03/2019 Today, on International Women’s Day, we take a moment to honour all women, from Imelda May to Countess Markievicz and especially all women going about their daily activities at work and with family and friends. It is timely to comment on the General Scheme of the Gender Pay Gap (Information) Bill (...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Workplace Relations Commission Inspections at a Glance

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 15/02/2019 In this ‘Hot Topics’ article Niamh Walsh, Associate Solicitor in Crowley Solicitors provides an overview of WRC Inspections and the key areas to watch out for in 2019. With over 5,000 WRC inspections taking place during 2018 and the WRC’s commitment in their Work Programme for 2019 to continue thi...
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Recurring Themes in Employee-related Data Protection Matters

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 16/11/2018 In the fifth of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle examines and clarifies a number of specific recurring themes in employee-related data protection matters. What are the enforcement options open to the Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) for a breach...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Policies and Procedures
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The Importance of Mutual Trust and Confidence in the Employment Relationship

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 25/09/2018 In this ‘Hot Topics’ article, Niamh Walsh of Crowley Solicitors examines the issue of a breakdown of trust and confidence between an employer and employee. Specifically, Niamh outlines the redress options available to the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in the event that it is decided that r...
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The Data Protection Act 2018: HR Headlines

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 09/07/2018 In the fourth of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle provides an overview of the derogations from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contained in the Irish Data Protection Act 2018 (DP Act 2018) that will apply to Irish HR professionals’ dat...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Designating a Data Protection Officer: Key Considerations

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 15/05/2018 In the third of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle explains when a DPO is required and the scope of their role. The DPO’s duties and responsibilities are highlighted and consideration is given to whether a Privacy Officer, as distinct from a DPO, is ...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act