Employment Law

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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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Embassies cannot rely on diplomatic immunity to prevent workers from bringing claims under Irish employment law, the Labour Court has said. The Labour Court has determined that an academic adviser working at the Kuwaiti Cultural Office in Dublin may bring an unfair dismissal case which the Workplace

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New legislation aims to tackle the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), also known as confidentiality clauses, in the workplace – including those being used to cover up sexual harassment, racial discrimination and assault. NDAs can be used by businesses for a number of legitimate reason

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Employers will be banned from counting workers' tips as part of their contractual wages under new Government plans. A draft heads of bill approved by ministers proposes to amend the Payment of Wages Act to ensure that tips and gratuities cannot be used to satisfy a person's contractual wages.

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Specialist employment law practice CC Solicitors has announced the appointment of Claire Dawson as partner in the firm. Ms Dawson is the second partner to join the Dublin-based firm this year, following the promotion of Regan O'Driscoll to partner in February.

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An employer which dismissed a man because of his dyspraxia has been ordered to pay €15,000 in compensation, the equivalent of 18 months' pay. The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruled against Sky Handling Partner Ltd in the case brought by former employee Stephen Dunne with support from th

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New websites for the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Labour Court have been launched. The redesigned WRC website was developed with the help of key stakeholders through focus groups, testing and surveys, informed by data about what parts of the old site visitors accessed most frequently

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