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HR in 90 Seconds - August 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 16/08/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds…’ we are mostly looking at contracts of employment including custom and practice and its effect on contracts, and key considerations to note when considering using fixed-term contracts. We also take a look at a few other interesting articles, including the notion o...
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Labour Court Publishes Annual Report for 2017

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 15/08/2018 The mission statement of the Labour Court is "to provide high quality, fair and impartial arrangements for the resolution of industrial disputes and the determination of appeals in disputes based on employment law". In this article we provide a summary of the key findings of the Labour Court Annual...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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In Brief: Important Updates from July 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 01/08/2018 A number of useful articles and interesting case law reviews were added to the Irish Employment Law Hub throughout the month of July. Here is a quick recap of some of the recent developments within Irish employment law… Gender pay gap reporting is a big talking point this month as the General Schem...
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Whistleblowing and Protected Disclosures

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 19/07/2018 The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform ("the Department") recently published a report on its statutory review of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014, as provided by section 2 of the 2014 Act. A copy of the report can be viewed here:https://byrnewallace.com/assets/components/uploads/Statutor...
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Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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HR in 90 Seconds - July 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 18/07/2018 In this month’s ‘HR in 90 seconds’ we discuss policies and procedures as part of a contract of employment; provisions and penalties of the miscellaneous provisions bill; and advice on incentive schemes. We have a number of excellent resources on the Irish Employment Law Hub, but we know you are sho...
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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 - does it go too far?

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 10/07/2018 The new Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 is being called 'dangerous' by IBEC and 'out of touch with reality' by the Small Firms Association. On the other hand, Mandate are celebrating the proposed amendments they negotiated to the Bill. So what is the current low down on the Bill fo...
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Contracts of Employment A-Typical Working
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In Brief: Important Updates from June 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 28/06/2018 A number of useful articles and interesting case law reviews were added to the Irish Employment Law Hub throughout the month of June… here is a quick summary of some important developments to read whilst basking in the exotic Irish heatwave… As amendments to the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions...
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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 – Dangerous or Necessary?

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 27/06/2018 Bogus self-employment, zero-hour contracts and the status of individuals working within the ‘gig economy’ have been the focus of much media attention of late. Government seeks to address the issue by enacting legislation to improve the security and predictability of working hours for those retained...
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HR in 90 Seconds - June 2018

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 13/06/2018 In this month's ‘HR in 90 seconds’ we bring you up to speed with the HR topic of the moment. We’ve selected articles and summarised a few learning points to help you stay up to speed with minimal effort. Looking at the news from the last few weeks, it seems that everyone is talking again about reti...
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Commercial Law for Employers: Equal Treatment (Age and Religion)

Posted in: Supplementary Articles ROI on 12/06/2018 In this month’s ‘Commercial Law for Employers’ article, Kevin McVeigh, Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department in EDG Solicitors Belfast, considers two equal treatment cases. Kevin considers the case of Georg Stollwitzer v ÖBB Personenverkehr AG Case C-482/16 concerning age dis...
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Discrimination and Equality