Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Development

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Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments 20/5/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 20/05/2016 Highlights this week: a new report is published - Establishing a Monitoring Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; an EU report has highlighted the fact that an increasing number of Europeans now work part-time; a new Workers Rights Welcome Centre opens in Dubli...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 6/5/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 06/05/2016 Highlights this week: A busy fortnight we have had in Irish employment law. We bring you the latest ByrneWallace legislative updater, summarising employment legislative updates from October 2015 to March 2016; we have the commencement of laws relating to spent convictions and vetting of employees; ...
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Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments 22/04/16

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 22/04/2016 Highlights this week: The big news is the EU parliament has approved the General Data Protection Regulation - get ready for fines of up to 4% of global turnover or €20m. We also have a new EU Directive on Trade Secrets that has been approved and could have an impact on whistleblowing, although it's...
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Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments 8/4/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 08/04/2016 Highlights this week: It's been a fairly quiet fortnight in employment terms, partly due to the lack of government action that can be taken on that front and partly due to it having been the Easter period. However, Mason Hayes Curran has an interesting article on equal pay gap reporting and mindful...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 24/03/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 24/03/2016 Highlights this week: If you fancy some light reading before the Easter break (or after it, if you're already off), you come to the wrong place. We consider a new Anglo-Irish agreement to protect cross-border workers; we discover two weeks' paid paternity leave is being fast-tracked for introductio...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 11/3/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 11/03/2016 Highlights this week: One in four millennials would quit their job to join a new organisation or do something else during the next year if the opportunity arose, according to the latest Deloitte millennial survey; the European Commission is presenting a 'targeted revision of the rules on posting of...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 26/2/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 26/02/2016 Highlights this week: There is a new online tool for checking the progress of employment permit applications; if you haven't already voted, Mason Hayes & Curran provide an outline of what the main political parties have to say about employment-related changes, should they be elected to office; ...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 12/2/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 12/02/2016 Highlights this week: The Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 has now been published online and compulsory retirements in Ireland now need to be objectively justified; an Employers’ Disability Information Service has been launched; a new privacy shield has replace...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments 12/2/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 12/02/2016 Highlights this week: The Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (Commencement) Order 2015 has now been published online and compulsory retirements in Ireland now need to be objectively justified; an Employers’ Disability Information Service has been launched; a new privacy shield has replace...
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Review of Recent Employment Developments 29/1/2016

Posted in: Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 29/01/2016 Highlights this week: Lots going on in this edition - the Government has approved their proposals for the necessary legislative amendments to family leave legislation to allow for the introduction of 2 weeks paternity leave, as from September 2016; an Interdepartmental Group has been set up to look...