Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 6/1/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 06/01/2017 Highlights this week: Welcome back and a Happy New Year to all our readers. What's been going on since we last sent an update, we hear you say? This, amongst many other things... The Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016 will finally bring the provisions of the UN Convention on the Rights...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 16/12/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 16/12/2016 Highlights this week: Welcome to our last Friday review email of the year - we'll be back in the New Year with a bumper edition, assuming some relevant things happen between now and then. We finish 2016 with a busy fortnight's worth of news: The Low Pay Commission has been asked to review the rates...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 2/12/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 02/12/2016 Highlights this week: A new Employment Permits Online System (EPOS) means that the application to decision time can take as little as 5 - 7 working days to complete; a public consultation on the forthcoming National Women's Strategy has been launched that could "set the blueprint on women’s equalit...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 18/11/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 18/11/2016 Highlights this week: The Oireachtas has issued a paper on European Union Data Protection Law & Policy and Ireland will have new cybercrime legislation “as soon as possible"; Ryanair's worst job in Ireland advert puts a smile on our faces (applications close today, if you're interested in apply...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 4/11/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 04/11/2016 Highlights this week: Lots of case law reviews this week but in other news the Public Service Pay Commission now has six Commissioners as well as a Chair; the government is consulting on subsidised affordable childcare plans; ByrneWallace has published its latest Employment Legislative Updater; and...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 21/10/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 21/10/2016 Highlights this week: What a busy fortnight it has been. We bring you the latest employment-related changes in the Budget, courtesy of Mazars; soon to commence will be a new public sector LGBTI Inclusion Strategy on an inter-Departmental basis; we have the latest public body guidance on protected d...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 7/10/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 07/10/2016 Highlights this week: The Government has published the autumn legislative programme. Amongst the priority legislation is the long-awaited Mediation Bill and the Disability / Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, which will allow ratification of the UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabil...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 23/9/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 23/09/2016 Our thought-provoking video this week will certainly get you thinking about how we might address issues surrounding pay transparency and the gender pay gap. Meanwhile, amidst revelations from Yahoo that hackers have stolen information from approximately 500 million users in what appears to be the l...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 9/9/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 09/09/2016 Highlights this week: The Labour Court has published its first annual report to cover some of the period since the changes brought in under the Workplace Relations Act. Unsurprisingly, it is estimated that in 2016 and beyond up to 75% of cases will involve appeals from the decision of an Adjudicati...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 26/8/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 26/08/2016 Highlights this week: We're all going to have to work longer because we can't afford to retire. Indeed, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is to ask the Workplace Relations Commission to prepare a code of practice around the issue of longer working, so it's official. Fortunately for ...