Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 8/12/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 08/12/2017 Highlights this week: The government has announced a Bill on banded hours and precarious employment that could see employers face a fine of €5000 or 12 months' imprisonment; we have a new data protection video presented by David Fagan of Business Legal warns of the dangers of transferring data out...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 24/11/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 24/11/2017 Highlights this week: The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, announced last week that the Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017 had now passed all stages in the Oireachtas; Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality Deputy David Stanton has outlined plans to intro...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 10/11/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 10/11/2017 Highlights this week: Gender pay gap reporting will be applied in Ireland; a new Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Bill will 'completely modernise Irish anti-corruption laws'; ICTU's Equality Guide has been supported by the government but the government will not support the Equality (Miscellan...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 27/10/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 27/10/2017 Highlights this week: We learn more about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and when it will be ratified; the EU Commission has welcomed the Council's endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its general approach to reform the Posting of Workers Directive; ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 13/10/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 13/10/2017 Highlights this week:This week we bring you a summary of employment-related changes introduced in Budget 2018 kindly written for Legal-Island subscribers by Mazars; as this is Mediation Week, we have included a feature on the Mediation Act which was signed into law on 2nd October; also included in ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 29/9/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 29/09/2017 Highlights this week: A bumper news week - the government has launched its Legislation Programme for Autumn Session 2017 and we highlight the employment-related developments; the Dáil has passed the Mediation Bill; the first report of the Working Group on Industrial Relations Structures for An Gard...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 15/9/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 15/09/2017 Highlights this week: We have the latest Employment Law Legislative Updater from ByrneWallace which covers legislative updates from April 2017 to August 2017 (inclusive); attracting and retaining talent are the biggest challenges facing Ireland's life sciences sector; Irish campaigners have launche...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 1/9/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 01/09/2017 Highlights this week: Lots going on in this issue - consultation exercises on whistleblowing and gender pay gap reporting; an updated guidance note for a WRC Adjudication Hearing; a new Minister to whom Collective Redundancy notifications should be made; a National Risk Assessment 2017; a new serie...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 18/8/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 18/08/2017 Highlights this week: A public consultation on tackling the gender pay gap in Ireland (reckoned to be around 14pc) has been launched. If you'd like to put in a submission, we have some ideas already tried out in Europe for you to consider; the Data Protection Commissioner's office has issued guidan...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 4/8/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 04/08/2017 Highlights this week: There's not a huge amount going on at the moment, other than case law (which is really big this week), although readers in L&D will be interested to know that the European Classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications is now live. A global study of ...