Employment

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Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement. Reports early this week indicated that the new Home Secretary intends to “end free movement” to the UK of EEA citizens immediately

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The Government is considering the case for a French-style "right to disconnect" law to ensure workers do not feel obliged to check work-related emails outside of office hours. Business Minister Heather Humphreys, responding to a parliamentary question, said the Government would "examine the French a

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A woman who was sexually harassed at work for over six months after she returned from maternity leave has been awarded €40,000 in the Workplace Relations Commission. The woman stated that she was sexually harassed on a regular basis in front of managers of the retail store she worked in, and th

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The Supreme Court has held that the Employment Equality Acts requires the distribution of essential duties must be considered as part of a “reasonable accommodation” to accommodate employees with a disability, and that the Court of Appeal erred in making a distinction between “task

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Legislation providing for the phased introduction of eight additional weeks of unpaid parental leave has been brought into force. Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan yesterday signed the commencement order for the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019, which was originally introduced as a private member

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Embassies cannot rely on diplomatic immunity to prevent workers from bringing claims under Irish employment law, the Labour Court has said. The Labour Court has determined that an academic adviser working at the Kuwaiti Cultural Office in Dublin may bring an unfair dismissal case which the Workplace

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New legislation aims to tackle the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), also known as confidentiality clauses, in the workplace – including those being used to cover up sexual harassment, racial discrimination and assault. NDAs can be used by businesses for a number of legitimate reason

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