Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 21/7/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 21/07/2017 Highlights this week: The Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase in the national minimum wage by 30c; the Mediation Bill has been passed by the Dáil; thousands of parents are preparing for the start of more affordable childcare in September; and a fifth of employees plan to use their rights...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 7/7/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 06/07/2017 Highlights this week: The General Scheme of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Bill has been published; so has a PMB which hopes to remove wages and working conditions of employees from being used as elements of competition among bidders for public contracts; and there is a new Cust...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 23/6/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 23/06/2017 Highlights this week: We've updated our comparative employment law table - see item 2 for the latest changes in GB, NI and ROI employment laws; a new National Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy will consist of a range of assistive and targeted measures including proposals for internships, promot...
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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...