Employment Law

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A trainee solicitor who claimed that he was paid less than minimum wage during his traineeship has been awarded €24,155 in back pay. Imitiaz Ahmed raised a minimum wage action against his former employer, claiming that he worked up to 60 hours a week and was sometimes paid nothing at all.

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The Labour Court is set to examine pay and conditions in the construction sector, potentially paving the way for a new sectoral employment order (SEO). Following a request from trade unions, the Labour Court said it will conduct an examination of "the terms and conditions relating to the remuneratio

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An independent employment law review group, modelled on the Company Law Review Group (CLRG), is set to be established to shape the formulation of employment policy and legislation. Taoiseach Micheál Martin told TDs yesterday that the CLRG "has proven to be very effective in the area of ongoin

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A private member's bill to ban the use of non-disclosure agreements to cover up sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace has won unanimous support in the Seanad. The Employment Equality (Amendment) (Non-Disclosure Agreements) Bill 2021, introduced by Senator Lynn Ruane, would amend the

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Major Irish employers could follow Facebook's lead in allowing their staff to work remotely from abroad, an employment law expert has warned. Dublin solicitor Richard Grogan told The Irish Times that the "floodgates have opened" following Facebook's widely-publicised decision to allow more of its Ir

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A statutory sick pay scheme is set to be phased in over a four-year period beginning in 2022. Ministers yesterday approved the drafting of the general scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021, which will initially provide for three days of paid sick leave per year in 2022, rising to five days in 2023 and

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