Employment

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The new Cork southern region office of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has been officially opened. The WRC now has five regional offices in Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Ennis and Sligo, providing various means of dispute resolution, redress and effective enforcement fee-free.

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Paid leave will be introduced for victims of domestic violence under legislative plans unveiled by ministers. The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022 will introduce a range of measures to improve family-friendly work practices and support women in the work force.

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Ireland has been rapped by the EU for failing to implement two directives on workers' rights. The European Commission this week announced infringement decisions taken against member states who have not yet notified full transposition measures for 10 EU directives whose transposition deadline expired

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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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