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Comparative Employment Law Ireland, NI & GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 21/08/2018 It is that time of year again, in the run-up to our Annual Review of Employment Law conferences, that we update our comparative employment law table, which sets out recent employment law developments between the three employment law jurisdictions of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain. We h...
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Family Friendly Rights Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 This podcast summarises developments pertaining to family friendly and parental rights, including, shared parental leave, flexible working, grandparental leave, bereavement leave and paternity leave. The following recording features of voices of Mark McAllister, an employment relations manager from...
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Employment Tribunal Procedures Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 In this podcast our experts outline the tribunal/adjudication processes in Northern Ireland, Ireland and GB, highlighting the key differences and the avenues for appeal. The podcast considers the areas of Costs; Early Conciliation; LRA; Acas; Workplace Relations Act 2015; Labour Court. The followin...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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National Minimum Wage Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 In this podcast our experts explain that, in the UK, the national minimum wage is revised every year based on the Low Pay Commissions' recommendation and announced in April. In Ireland, the national minimum wage has always been a good bit higher. Similarly, the Low Pay Commission makes a recommenda...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Zero-hour Contracts Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 Zero-hours contracts are useful where the work demands are irregular or there's not a constant demand for staff. It can provide a level of flexibility for the individual, allowing them to work around other commitments, for example, childcare. However, one of the key difficulties associated with zer...
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Contracts of Employment
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Working Time Rights Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 This podcast discusses developments in relation to working time, most of which are driven by case law. The vast majority of developments in working time have been fact-sensitive cases, mostly to do with the notion of holiday pay as opposed to issues of rest, which the legislation was designed to ad...
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Working Time and Leave
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Whistleblowing Legislation Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 This podcast outlines the key differences with regards whistleblowing legislation, clarifying what constitutes a public interest disclosure and to whom the disclosure should be made. Our experts discuss the removal of the good faith requirement in NI and the remedies and compensation that can be aw...
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Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Employment Equality Amendments Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 Equality legislation differs in Ireland, Northern Ireland and GB. At the outset our experts notify listeners that there is a stark contrast between the GB Equality Act 2010 and the very fragmented anti-discrimination legislation in Northern Ireland. In Ireland, legislation includes the Employment E...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Unfair Dismissal Comparison: Ireland, NI and GB

Posted in: Comparative Employment Law Table on 20/08/2018 This podcast outlines the qualification periods for unfair dismissal rights in Ireland, Northern Ireland and GB; it describes the differing rates of compensation awarded; and the time limits in which an individual can bring a claim. The following recording features of voices of Mark McAllister, an ...
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Unfair Dismissal