Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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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...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 23/9/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 23/09/2016 Our thought-provoking video this week will certainly get you thinking about how we might address issues surrounding pay transparency and the gender pay gap. Meanwhile, amidst revelations from Yahoo that hackers have stolen information from approximately 500 million users in what appears to be the l...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 9/9/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 09/09/2016 Highlights this week: The Labour Court has published its first annual report to cover some of the period since the changes brought in under the Workplace Relations Act. Unsurprisingly, it is estimated that in 2016 and beyond up to 75% of cases will involve appeals from the decision of an Adjudicati...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 26/8/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 26/08/2016 Highlights this week: We're all going to have to work longer because we can't afford to retire. Indeed, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is to ask the Workplace Relations Commission to prepare a code of practice around the issue of longer working, so it's official. Fortunately for ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 12/8/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 12/08/2016 Highlights this week: A revised release of the Workplace Relations Complaint Form has now been launched; the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has published detailed guidance on 'location data'; William Fry has published a handy Employment Summer Round Up 2016; for those with employees in ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 29/7/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 29/07/2016 Highlights this week: It's always busy in employment law just before the holidays - new Regulations set out which accidents need to be reported to the HSA; the new laws on Paternity Leave and Benefit will apply from 1st September; we have new laws on protections for posted workers; teachers could f...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 15/7/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 15/07/2016 Highlights this week: It's mainly about international laws and their relative impact on Ireland this week and even the case law review section features three CJEU cases: The Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill was passed by the Dáil and will be operative from 1st September; our Comparative Employment ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 1/7/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 01/07/2016 Highlights this week: The Paternity Leave and Benefit Bill has been published ahead of the introduction of paternity pay and leave this autumn; the new Data Protection Commissioner publishes her first annual report in a busy year for the organisation; not to be outdone, the Human Rights and Equalit...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 17/6/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 17/06/2016 Highlights this week: The Workplace Relations Commission and concomitant changes to the employment disputes system came into operation last October - their first progress report has been published and makes for remarkable reading; the CJEU rules domestic courts should disapply domestic employment l...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 3/6/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 03/06/2016 Highlights this week: The WRC has a new 76-page guide to Ireland's employment, labour and equality laws, and very good it is, too; Matheson have a fine summary of developments under the Act that brought to WRC into being; Acas in GB has a handy guide to good practice at work during the European Cha...