Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 17/2/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 17/02/2017 Highlights this week: The big news is the publication of the Mediation Bill. It doesn't apply to WRC cases but, when enacted, it will impact on many employment-related civil claims and much else and will require solicitors and barristers to inform clients about mediation. Further, court proceedings...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 3/2/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 03/02/2017 Highlights this week: If you will be taking or responding to an employment-related claim this year, the WRC has issued guidance; the WRC has also published its work programme for the year and it reckons it will eliminate the legacy cases from its hearing pipeline by mid-2017; the Schrems data prote...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 20/1/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 20/01/2017 Highlights this week: The Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill is making progress towards ratification in Ireland of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; the EU Commission is proposing to bring all electronic communication providers (such as WhatsApp and Messenger) un...
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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...