Employment

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Legislation requiring employers to distribute tips and gratuities to workers fairly will come into force from next month. The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 gives employees a legal entitlement to receive tips and gratuities paid in electronic form and requires that these

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Northern Ireland will become the first part of the UK and one of the first countries in the world to introduce miscarriage leave and pay under plans now out for consultation. The two-month consultation follows the recent introduction of the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act (Northern Ireland)

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More than a dozen people have been appointed to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) as adjudication officers. Following two open competitions in 2021, a total of 14 individuals were appointed as adjudicators in July 2022, a spokesperson for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment tol

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Employers in Northern Ireland "will need to be willing to pay their employees more" as the cost of living crisis bites, law firm DWF has said. There were a record 779,300 employees receiving pay through HMRC PAYE in Northern Ireland in July 2022, an increase of 0.4 per cent over the month and an inc

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Ireland is failing to meet its obligations under a binding human rights treaty to protect the rights of workers, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said. In a report to the Council of Europe, the rights body said Ireland has not yet accepted several provisions of the Revised European

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RDJ has expanded its employment practice with the appointment of Sinead Morgan as a senior associate in its Dublin office. Ms Morgan has significant experience providing practical employment advice to employers and HR practitioners on areas such as employee benefits, grievance and disciplinary proce

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Legislation introducing a statutory right to sick pay for the first time in Ireland has completed its passage through the Oireachtas. The Sick Leave Bill 2022 will initially provide workers with statutory entitlement to sick pay for three days per year, rising to five days in 2024, seven days in 202

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Conor White, employment lawyer at Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT), examines a recent case resulting in Ireland's largest-ever award for unfair dismissal. In a recent Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) decision — A Sales Executive -v- A Software Company — the WRC awarded the sum of €329

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The landmark Supreme Court judgment in the Zalewski case led to delays in almost 400 cases before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) last year, according to a new report. The WRC's annual report for 2021 notes that nearly 400 hearings were postponed and/or adjourned and held aside in the perio

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