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Legislation requiring employers to publish details of the gender pay gap in their workforce has been published. The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill has been presented to the Dáil, where it now awaits second stage.

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The UK is in significant violation of the provisions of a European employment charter as a result of offering an inadequate minimum wage and failing to provide workers with legal guarantees to ensure they are remunerated for overtime. A report on the European Social Charter by the European Committee

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A woman who was hit on the head by closing lift doors at her work premises, has lost her claim for damages as it was concluded that the incident was caused by her own negligence. Accepting that the placement of sensors on the lift was consistent with the industry norm, and that voiceover warnings we

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A specialist employment law firm has offered pro bono legal assistance to workers in the horse-racing industry who it says have suffered from a new change in the law. Richard Grogan, principal solicitor at Richard Grogan & Associates, told Irish Legal News that S.I. 576 of 2018, signed last Dece

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John Kelly, solicitor at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explores the response of employers to criminal offences committed outside of work. Following the sentencing of Irish League footballer Jay Donnelly last month for the distribution of an indecent image of a child, there has been much debate

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Dublin employment lawyer Richard Grogan has called for a review in Ireland of the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases, The Times reports. Last year, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a UK review of the "unethical" use of NDAs by employers in settlements with women a

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A law firm has been ordered to pay nearly €26,000 to a woman who was dismissed because of her age, The Irish Times reports. The woman, then 67 and now 68, brought a case before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) after she was dismissed by the unnamed solicitor's firm in January 2018.

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