Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 9/6/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 09/06/2017 Highlights this week: Proposals have been issued by the WRC that would deliver an extension to the Lansdowne Road Agreement; we launch a brand new series where we interview some of Ireland’s leading figures in HR to find out about their role, the challenges they face, what winds them up in business...
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Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments 26/5/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 26/05/2017 Highlights this week: The General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017 has been published - it's the draft of what will be the domestic legislation that introduces the GDPR into operation in Ireland in May next year; still with data protection issues, the Finance Committee continued pre-legislative ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 12/5/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 11/05/2017 Highlights this week: The big news is that the Government has approved draft legislative proposals in response to the commitment in the Programme for Government to address problems caused by the increased casualisation of work and to strengthen the regulation of precarious work; we've also had deta...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 28/4/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 28/04/2017 Highlights this week: Fancy helping us draft this year's annual review of employment law conference programmes? Please leave us your preferences in our one-question survey and we’ll try to accommodate as many of our customer choices as we can.https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ROI-AR-2017-Programme E...
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Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments 13/4/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 13/04/2017 Highlights this week: It's always a fairly quiet week in employment terms around Easter but we still have a few things worth reporting, such as the 2016 Annual Report of the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland, which has seen a big increase in resources, along with successful prosecutions and 5...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 31/3/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 31/03/2017 Highlights this week: Brexit and its potential impact on Ireland together with industrial action in the transport sector have dominated the headlines this week. A big highlight for Legal-Island this week was CEO Barry Phillip's fabulous eye-popping Strictly Come Dancing performance at the Europa Ho...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 16/3/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 16/03/2017 Highlights this week: The Mediation Bill makes some progress through the Dáil Éireann; the gender pay gap in Ireland is 16%, although Irish women in the UK earn more than men on average; the Labour Court has issued a Notice of Intention to Conduct an Examination into Terms and Conditions in the Con...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 3/3/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 03/03/2017 Highlights this week: Lots of discrimination and equality developments this week - possible abolition of mandatory retirement ages, discrimination on social-economic grounds; immigration figures in the State; Gender Pay Gap; same-sex partner pension entitlements, and much more. Also this week, Byrn...
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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...