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In Brief: Important Updates from November 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 04/12/2017 Probationary Clauses Candidates may be impressive at interview. However, it is not until a candidate starts the role that an employer gets a real opportunity to assess the employee’s suitability for the position. In this month’s ‘Reddy Made Contracts’ article, Laura Graham, Managing Associate in th...
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WP29 Guidelines on Administrative Fines under the GDPR

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 10/11/2017 Readers will be aware that large fines (up to €20m or 4% of global turnover) may be levied for data breaches after May 25th 2018 as a result of the implementation of the GDPR. Readers will also be aware that fines (up to €10m or 2% of global turnover) may be levied for administrative breaches, such...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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In Brief: Important Updates from October 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 01/11/2017 Did you miss something? Subscribers to Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub find it easy to keep up to date with developments in the world of HR and Employment Law. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for in-depth articles, case law analysis and updates relating specifically to how the law applies in Ire...
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Budget 2018 and Employment-Related Changes

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 12/10/2017 It is, of course, Budget 2018 time and Mazars have kindly written an article for Legal-Island readers which sets out the employment-related changes, including the following measures from an employment tax perspective: Income tax band changes The standard 20% income tax band is to increase by €750. ...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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In Brief: What you might have missed in September 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 29/09/2017 Did you miss an important Irish employment law update? Subscriber to the Irish Employment Law Hub find it quick and easy to keep up to date with developments in the world of HR and Employment Law. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for in-depth articles, case law analysis and updates relating specifically ...
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How to Ensure Your Organisation is GDPR-Ready

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 28/08/2017 The New EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The General Scheme of Data Protection Bill 2017 was published in May of this year - it's the draft of what will be the domestic legislation that introduces the GDPR into operation in Ireland in May next year. The deadline to comply with the new G...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Key UK Employment Law Changes

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 30/05/2017 The spring is a busy time of year for HR professionals, particularly for those with employees based in the UK, where April is a time when new employment legislation typically comes into force. Despite Brexit and the snap general election, 2017 has been no exception, with the introduction of gender ...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment
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How to Regulate the Staff Christmas Party Without Seeming Like a Grinch

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 05/12/2016 'Tis the season to be jolly and the office Christmas party is almost upon us! For most staff, this is a highlight of the work year, a reward for their hard work, a chance to let their hair down and enjoy themselves with their colleagues- rightfully so! However, the Christmas party can also sometim...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures
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To ask or not to ask - requesting details of illnesses in sick certificates

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 08/11/2016 In a recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”), an Adjudicator awarded €18,000 (approximately six months’ salary) to a sales rep who had been discriminated on the ground of disability. The Adjudicator found that the sales rep had been discriminated against when he was dismissed...
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Sickness and Absence Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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WRC: Dismissal on the Grounds of Incapacity Held to be Discriminatory

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 01/11/2016 A recent decision of Workplace Relations Commission[1] (the “WRC”) underlines the importance for employers of properly managing dismissals on the grounds of an employee’s incapacity to work. Equally, where it is apparent that the real reason for a dismissal is an employee’s perceived incapacity, th...