Employment Law

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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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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates responds to reports about a job advertisement published by a UK celebrity chef. When it comes to dysfunctional industries, sometimes what comes out of the restaurant industry is so amazing that you would not believe it actual

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The general scheme of a bill to "modernise" the employment permits system to make the system "more agile and easier to modify" has been published. The Employment Permits (Consolidation and Amendment) Bill 2019 will take forward recommendations of a review of economic migration policy commissioned by

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Barry Walsh, partner and head of employment at Fieldfisher, considers employees' right to accompaniment or representation in internal company processes. A recent piece in the Law Society Gazette reported on how an employee involved a redundancy consultation process in New Zealand brought a clown (th

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A former mushroom farm worker who worked more than 80 hours per week has been awarded €21,400 by the Labour Court. Ana Lacramoiara Manciu, 30, brought the case with support from the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) and A&L Goodbody.

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