Employment Law

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines the law on protected disclosures. The issue of what a protected disclosure is arose in case ADJ-00023777. The Adjudication Officer in this case helpfully set this out, namely the issues set out in section 5 of the Pr

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RTÉ has said it will appeal the determination of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in favour of a former employee it forced to retire at 65. The WRC yesterday ordered the broadcaster to pay €100,000 in compensation to former TV producer-director Anne Roper after she suffered discr

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines a recent Spanish court ruling on gig economy workers. On the 27th November, the High Court of Justice in Spain ruled that riders of Glovo, who are a competitor of Deliveroo, are employees and are therefore not self-e

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Employment tribunal claimants in Northern Ireland will have to consider the option of early conciliation before formally lodging their claim under a law taking effect later this month. From 27 January 2020, anyone who wishes to lodge a claim with the Industrial Tribunal or Fair Employment Tribunal m

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Employment permit rules are set to be eased to address immediate labour shortages in key sectors such as hospitality, construction, health and road haulage. Business Minister Heather Humphreys announced the changes, which will apply to workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from 1 Jan

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at the law surrounding bonus payments as the end of the year looms. The issue of bonus payments regularly arises particularly where an employee is leaving close to or at the time of the payment of a bonus.

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Most practitioners are satisfied with the two-tier Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court four years on from key reforms, according to new research. Dr Brian Barry, lecturer in law at TU Dublin, surveyed lawyers, trade union representatives and employer organisation representatives on their

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Hospitality workers will be entitled to a fair share of tips paid by credit and debit cards under plans approved by Cabinet. Employment Affairs Minister Regina Doherty has been given permission to pursue the measure alongside previously-announced plans to prevent tips from being used to pay a worker

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The Government has established a Joint Labour Committee (JLC) for the English language education sector on the recommendation of the Labour Court. JLCs provide a wage-setting mechanism that determines terms and conditions of employment, as well as setting minimum rates of pay for workers in certain

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Via Clíona Kimber SC: Attendees of the Employment Bar Association Annual Conference 2019 are pictured above – (L-R): Feichin Mc Donagh SC, Clíona Kimber SC Chair EBA, Judge L Reynolds High Court Chairing Session 2, Cathy Smith BL and Peter Ward SC.

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Irish employers looking to enforce a mandatory retirement age cannot rely solely on an employee’s contract of employment even if it does stipulate a mandatory retirement age, businesses have been warned at a William Fry breakfast briefing. Over 100 clients attended the briefing on the topic "M

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Anne McKernan, head of legal services at the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, considers whether a discrimination case before the courts can really lead to change. The answer is yes – it can do. And almost everyone who successfully resolves their case with our help, whether it’s

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Joanne Hyde, employment partner at Eversheds Sutherland, examines a recent Irish court ruling on Sunday work. A recent decision of the High Court in the case of Trinity Leisure Holdings Limited Trading as Trinity City Hotel v Sofia Kolesnik and Natalia Alfimova [2019] IEHC 654 has brought much neede

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