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Data Protection Implications of Employee Medical Assessments for Employers

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 14/02/2020 In this article, Deirdre Crowley and Finín O’Brien, Matheson, look at data protection issues relevant to the processing of personal data in the context of employment medical assessments. Employers may need to refer employees for medical examination, or obtain a medical report about an employee for...
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Coronavirus Outbreak – Your Questions Answered

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 30/01/2020 In light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Deirdre Crowley, Partner in Employment, Technology and Innovation Groups at Matheson, advises Legal Island readers on the legal considerations in response to the evolving health risk situation internationally. As of this morning, 30 January 2020, the Wor...
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Health and Safety Contracts of Employment
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The right to disconnect

Posted in: Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 06/12/2019 In an age where an “always on” culture is now the established norm, recognition of an employee’s right to disconnect is steadily growing traction across the globe. Ireland is no exception. In this article, Deirdre Crowley and Rachel Kenny, Matheson, look at the fine line between facilitating reques...
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Working Time and Leave Policies and Procedures
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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