Employment Law

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Sinead Morgan, senior associate in the employment team at DWF in Dublin, sets out the key legal considerations for any company offering remote working to its employees. Remote working, flexible working or homeworking? Whatever term you choose to use the desire for, and drive towards remote working i

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Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement. Reports early this week indicated that the new Home Secretary intends to “end free movement” to the UK of EEA citizens immediately

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The Government is considering the case for a French-style "right to disconnect" law to ensure workers do not feel obliged to check work-related emails outside of office hours. Business Minister Heather Humphreys, responding to a parliamentary question, said the Government would "examine the French a

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A woman who was sexually harassed at work for over six months after she returned from maternity leave has been awarded €40,000 in the Workplace Relations Commission. The woman stated that she was sexually harassed on a regular basis in front of managers of the retail store she worked in, and th

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The Supreme Court has held that the Employment Equality Acts requires the distribution of essential duties must be considered as part of a “reasonable accommodation” to accommodate employees with a disability, and that the Court of Appeal erred in making a distinction between “task

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Legislation providing for the phased introduction of eight additional weeks of unpaid parental leave has been brought into force. Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan yesterday signed the commencement order for the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019, which was originally introduced as a private member

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