Employment Law

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Business and employees in the Mid-West Region can access a full range of Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) services locally following the formal opening of a new regional services office in Ennis. The new office represents "the next step in the WRC plan to provide, to the greatest extent possible

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at two recent tax appeal cases which have thrown existing practices to claim tax relief on employment awards into disarray. This issue arose in the Tax Appeals Commission in the case of an Appellant and the Revenue Comm

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Gardaí have gained access to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Labour Court to resolve industrial relations disputes. Under the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2019, which was enacted on Saturday, Garda members now have access through their representative associations.

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A man who was dismissed from his position at a call centre in Cork has been awarded €20,000 in the Labour Court. Overturning the decision of the Workplace Relations Commission to dismiss the man’s claim, Chairman Alan Haugh found several issues with the disciplinary procedure which led to

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Employment tribunal claimants in Northern Ireland now have to consider the option of early conciliation before formally lodging their claim. Early conciliation has come into effect as of today, meaning that anyone who wishes to lodge a claim with the Industrial Tribunal or Fair Employment Tribunal m

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at the law surrounding gig economy workers. The issue of who is an employee arose in the Workplace Relations Commission in case ADJ-00020358 involving a trainer and a training agency. The trainer is a doctor.

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines the law on protected disclosures. The issue of what a protected disclosure is arose in case ADJ-00023777. The Adjudication Officer in this case helpfully set this out, namely the issues set out in section 5 of the Pr

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RTÉ has said it will appeal the determination of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in favour of a former employee it forced to retire at 65. The WRC yesterday ordered the broadcaster to pay €100,000 in compensation to former TV producer-director Anne Roper after she suffered discr

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines a recent Spanish court ruling on gig economy workers. On the 27th November, the High Court of Justice in Spain ruled that riders of Glovo, who are a competitor of Deliveroo, are employees and are therefore not self-e

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Employment tribunal claimants in Northern Ireland will have to consider the option of early conciliation before formally lodging their claim under a law taking effect later this month. From 27 January 2020, anyone who wishes to lodge a claim with the Industrial Tribunal or Fair Employment Tribunal m

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