Employment Law

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Cleaver Fulton Rankin has announced the appointment of Suzanne Keenan as a director in the firm's employment team, specialising in employment and HR matters. Ms Keenan has over 10 years' experience in employment law, advising on the full scope of employment law issues as well as representing clients

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Most companies are still planning to return to the office in spite of the Delta variant, according to a survey by Littler of in-house lawyers, HR officials and business leaders across Europe. The employment and labour law practice has released its fourth annual European employer survey report, compl

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Restaurants will be required to set out their tipping policy to customers under new legislation aimed at protecting employees' tips, the government has announced. Tánaiste and enterprise minister Leo Varadkar said the legislation, approved by ministers yesterday, would address concerns about

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The government has formally approved a recommendation from the Labour Court for new minimum pay rates to workers in the construction sector. A number of trade unions applied to the Labour Court for a review of the terms and conditions of workers in the construction sector, in accordance with section

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Being told to "grow up" does not amount to discrimination at work, a tribunal in England has ruled after a teenage hairdresser sued her employer. Jasmine Stunell, a hairdressing apprentice, was also told to “pull herself together”. She quit her job at the boutique salon and brought claim

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A suite of hate crime guides for use in the workplace have been published by Northern Ireland's Department of Justice after being developed in collaboration with the Labour Relations Agency. The three separate guides offer practical support in circumstances where a member of staff becomes a victim o

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Anonymous reporting through a helpline or smartphone app could help tackle workplace sexual harassment in Ireland, according to a new research discussion paper. The paper summarises research conducted by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), with contributions from A&L Goodbody and solicitor M&aacut

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Two-thirds of HR professionals believe that some employees will simply refuse to return to the workplace following the Covid-19 pandemic, a new survey by business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP suggests. Over 200 HR professionals from both the public and private sectors were surveyed at a rec

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Employment lawyers Richard Grogan and Natasha Hand consider a recent high-profile case in the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) concerning age discrimination. The issue of age discrimination issue arose in case ADJ-00027325, which has obtained a reasonable amount of publicity, where the employee

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Barry Walsh, head of Fieldfisher Ireland's employment department, comments on a recent case involving disability discrimination. Employers are often asked by employees to provide references for future would-be employers or for internal promotion competitions. Many employers are reluctant to do so an

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Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers where employers in Northern Ireland stand in relation to the "return to the office". As we approach the autumn, minds will inevitably turn to the final quarter of 2021 and many will begin thinking about next ye

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A prominent lawyer has warned employers to take care around mandatory retirement ages after a nurse was awarded €85,000 in compensation after being forced to retire at the age of 66. Richard Grogan, partner at Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors in Dublin, told The Times that the "days o

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