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Employment tribunals involving menopause in Great Britain have increased by 44 per cent year on year, according to analysis of court records by the Menopause Experts Group. There were 23 employment tribunals referencing menopause in 2021, compared to 16 in the previous year. "Menopause" was mentione

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Northern Ireland's Department for the Economy has confirmed this year's increase in the limits for payments and awards to workers in employment rights cases. With effect from 6 April 2022, the limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal rose from £89,669 to £94,063. The maximum

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A man who was called a "bald c***" at work was the victim of sexual harassment, a British employment tribunal has ruled. The case was brought an electrician who worked for a manufacturing company and was subjected to the comments as part of an argument with his supervisor. As well as complaints unde

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Spain is set to introduce up to three days of menstrual leave for women suffering from painful periods, according to reports. The move, expected to be including in a forthcoming bill extending abortion rights to 16 and 17-year-olds, will make Spain the first country in the European Union to introduc

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Reforms to remove legal exemptions to give live-in domestic workers access to the minimum wage are important but will be difficult to enforce because of Britain’s immigration rules, according to a new study. People who live and work in private households have been excluded from minimum wage re

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Parents and carers will gain a right to request flexible working, including the right to request compressed or reduced hours, under legislation expected to be enacted by the summer. The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, now being drafted by the Office of the Attorney General, will

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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan considers the outcome in a recent case involving settlement agreements and waivers. This issue arose in the case of Philomena Hennessy and Ladbrooks Payments (Ireland) Limited and Ladbrooks (Ireland) [2022] IEHC 60, being a decision of Ms Justice Bolger delive

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Matheson partner Ailbhe Dennehy examines two recent decisions of the Workplace Relations Commission which carry warnings for employers. Two separate unfair dismissal cases, where the complainants were awarded approximately €120,000 each, serve as a cautionary tale for employers and highlight th

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