Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 16/2/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 16/02/2018 Highlights this week: The Data Protection Bill 2018 has been published and will introduce the GDPR into Irish law; the government has launched a new Brexit website; the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 seeks to deliver on the government’s commitment to tackle the problems caused by t...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 2/2/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 02/02/2018 Highlights this week: The Data Protection Bill 2018 has been published; The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has confirmed that the legislation which will provide the legal foundation for a new affordable childcare scheme will commence second stage in the Oireachtas on...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 19/1/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 19/01/2018 Highlights this week: A new Code of Practice on longer working and objective justification of mandatory retirement has been issued and Jennifer Cashman of Ronan Daly Jermyn provides readers with a summary of key points; the Codes of Practice on Bullying in the Workplace are to be reviewed by the WR...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 5/1/2018

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 05/01/2018 Happy New Year to all our readers. Highlights this week: The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new Directive for more transparent and predictable working conditions across the EU, particularly in relation to atypical contracts; Leman Solicitors has provided a template Unusual Absence...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 21/12/2017

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 21/12/2017 Highlights this week: Merry Christmas, everyone. Legal-Island is closed next week and most of our readers will be off early tomorrow, so we're bringing you the last of the year's news on a Thursday... The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017, which deals with banded hours, imposing sanct...
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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 ...