Richard Grogan



Workplace Relations Commission may be unable to hear cases for months to come

Major reforms may be required before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) can resume hearing cases in the aftermath of a landmark Supreme Court ruling, a leading employment lawyer has warned.

Published 6 May 2021

Richard Grogan: Workplace stress – the five burnout profiles

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan takes a look at the different kinds of workplace stress.

Published 15 March 2021

Richard Grogan: Holiday pay

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan reminds employers they cannot pay an allowance instead of granting leave.

Published 10 March 2021

Richard Grogan: Appeals to the Labour Court

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan considers Fixed Term Work Act contracts and their interaction with the Unfair Dismissal Acts 1977-2015 and the Maternity Protection Act 1994.

Published 9 February 2021

Richard Grogan: The law on fixed-term contracts expiring during maternity leave

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan considers Fixed Term Work Act contracts and their interaction with the Unfair Dismissal Acts 1977-2015 and the Maternity Protection Act 1994.

Published 2 February 2021

Richard Grogan: Dismissing an employee who is on sick leave

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at the increasingly prominent issue of dismissing an employee who is sick or ill.

Published 22 January 2021

Natasha Hand: Discrimination on the race ground under the Employment Equality Act 1998

Employment lawyer Natasha Hand examines a case concerning alleged discrimination on the race ground in a company's sick pay scheme.

Published 6 January 2021

Richard Grogan & Associates appoints Sorcha Finnegan to lead personal injury practice

Dublin firm Richard Grogan & Associates has announced the appointment of Sorcha Finnegan to lead its personal injury and accident claim practice.

Published 5 January 2021

Richard Grogan: The importance of working time records

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates the importance of often-overlooked working time records.

Published 18 December 2020

Richard Grogan: How a mandatory sick pay scheme could impact Irish employers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates considers the impact on Irish employers of a mandatory sick pay scheme.

Published 24 September 2020

Richard Grogan: How an employee can fall foul of the Redundancy Payments Acts

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates considers redundancy law where an employee moves from one part of a group of companies to another.

Published 5 August 2020

Richard Grogan: Ruling on collective redundancies will come as surprise to many

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines a recent case concerning collective redundancies.

Published 13 July 2020

Richard Grogan: What is a disability for the purposes of the Employment Act 1998 as amended?

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates examines a recent case concerning disability discrimination at work.

Published 17 June 2020

Richard Grogan: A problem in the making for employment lawyers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates flags up a legislative flaw that could have a major impact after the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 17 April 2020

Richard Grogan: When one employee discriminates against another

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates explores the law on discrimination by one employee against another.

Published 15 April 2020