Employment Law

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Anne Lyne, partner at Hayes solicitors, has been appointed as chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI). Ms Lyne, who succeeds outgoing chair Peter Murphy, joins secretary Julie Galbraith, treasurer Ciarán Ahern and deputy chair Linda Hynes on the committee of the association.

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Jason O'Sullivan, solicitor and public affairs consultant at J.O.S Solicitors, offers a practical guide to Irish businesses on steps to take in preparation for the coronavirus crisis. “It will be like nothing in our living memory” was the dire warning delivered this week by Taoiseach Leo

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Joanne Hyde, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland, examines a recent Irish court ruling on Sunday work. The emergence of businesses like Deliveroo, Buymie, and Uber Eats in the Irish market has created the so-called “gig economy” where individuals are engaged as self-em

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at an employment issue of particular significance as coronavirus fears grip Ireland. The issue of unfair dismissal claims where there has been a failure to follow health and safety rules arose in the case of Keelings Lo

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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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