Employment Law

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A specialist employment law firm has offered pro bono legal assistance to workers in the horse-racing industry who it says have suffered from a new change in the law. Richard Grogan, principal solicitor at Richard Grogan & Associates, told Irish Legal News that S.I. 576 of 2018, signed last Dece

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John Kelly, solicitor at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explores the response of employers to criminal offences committed outside of work. Following the sentencing of Irish League footballer Jay Donnelly last month for the distribution of an indecent image of a child, there has been much debate

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Dublin employment lawyer Richard Grogan has called for a review in Ireland of the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases, The Times reports. Last year, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a UK review of the "unethical" use of NDAs by employers in settlements with women a

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A law firm has been ordered to pay nearly €26,000 to a woman who was dismissed because of her age, The Irish Times reports. The woman, then 67 and now 68, brought a case before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) after she was dismissed by the unnamed solicitor's firm in January 2018.

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A man who was subjected to bullying by a senior member of staff has been awarded €26,000 in compensation in the Workplace Relations Commission. Describing the events, some of which had been filmed and posted on Facebook, as "an extraordinary culture of behaviour in the workplace", Adjudication

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Employment lawyer Cathy Maguire has suggested that schoolgirls could challenge sexist uniform rules through the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), the Irish Independent reports. Ms Maguire, a barrister who specialises in labour and employment law, said girls who didn't want to wear skirts could b

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