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Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series

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Brexit: How to Get Your Data Transfer Ducks in a Row

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Policies and Procedures
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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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 (...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Discrimination and Equality
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Workplace Relations Commission Inspections at a Glance

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Designating a Data Protection Officer: Key Considerations

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series 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 ...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Data Processing at Work: Risk Assessments under the GDPR

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 09/03/2018 In the second of the series by Crowley Solicitors on data processing in the workplace, Eimear Boyle gives an overview of the prevalence of risk and explains how HR professionals should start thinking about their approach to and involvement in some of the risk assessments required under the General ...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Policies and Procedures
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Data Processing at Work: The Right to Rectification and Erasure

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 11/01/2018 We are very excited to confirm that the team at Crowley Solicitors led by Deirdre Crowley have agreed to write a series of articles dealing with the many different issues that arise when handling data at work. The first in the series published today, deals with the right of an employee to request ...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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GDPR: Handling Employee Data in the Workplace

Posted in: Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 08/09/2017 In this ‘Hot Topics’ article, Deirdre Crowley writes the first in a series of articles dealing with the topical issue of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on handling employee data in the workplace. The 8 month count down is on to the implementation of the GDPR on 25 May...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Contracts of Employment Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act