Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 31/08/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 31/08/2018 Highlights this week: The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty T.D. has launched a public consultation process and a Strawman proposal for a new ‘Automatic Enrolment’ Retirement Savings System in Ireland; the ESRI has found that non-permanent or “contingent” employme...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 17/8/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 17/08/2018 Highlights this week: Social Welfare Inspectors conducted approximately 1,000 inspections of employers in Dublin city in recent weeks in an attempt to detect instances of false self-employment and other possible abuses of the PRSI system; a study carried out by Mason Hayes & Curran in May 2018 ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 3/8/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 03/08/2018 Highlights this week: An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister for Equality David Stanton have announced a new business group to recommend on how more women can be involved in decision-making at the top level of businesses in Ireland; according to new research ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 20/7/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 20/07/2018 Highlights this week: We've had a big fortnight for employment law developments in Ireland: the Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase in the national minimum wage of 25 cents per hour, bringing it to €9.80 from January 2019; the Public Service Superannuation (Age of Retirement) Bill 2018, ...
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Review of Recent Developments in Ireland 6/7/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 06/07/2018 Highlights this week: We have an update on the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 - proposed amendments to which have been causing quite a stir; and still with all things gig economy and employment status related, we have a UK designed but very helpful ‘Self-Employment Matrix’, which c...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 22/6/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 22/06/2018 Highlights this week: We have the latest data protection and Brexit developments, including a very handy Customs Checklist from Deloitte; Revenue has published a new manual outlining its updated position on the PAYE treatment of non-Irish employments exercised in Ireland and Mazars has an excellent...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 8/6/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 08/06/2018 Highlights this week: The Irish Data Protection Commission has prepared a draft list of processing operations for which it considers it is mandatory to conduct a DPIA; the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is running a public information campaign to raise awareness about false ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 25/5/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 25/05/2018 Highlights this week: Will the world end today, just like it did with the Millennium 2 bug? We may face fines of €20m and more but we're more worried about the repetitive strain injuries caused by unnecessary opting in requirements. However, the GDPR is important and you'll have to prove you are wo...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 11/5/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 11/05/2018 Highlights this week: The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has published new Guidelines on Retirement and Fixed-Term Contracts; the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is running a public information campaign to raise awareness about false self-employment in Ire...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 27/4/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 27/04/2018 Highlights this week: In Data Protection news, a number of questions deriving from the Schrems case will be referred to the CJEU on the validity under EU law of EU-US data transfers by Facebook; Deputy David Stanton, Minister for Justice and Equality, outlines his plans to expand the parental leave...