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High Court decision that, without a work permit, an employee cannot avail of employment law protection *
Ireland - September 18 2012
In the recent case of Hussein v the Labour Court & Anor (High Court, 31 August 2012), the High Court has held that where an employee is required to have a work permit and for whatever reason fails to obtain one but takes up employment, the employment contract is void and the employee cannot avail of the protection afforded by employment legislation.
Recent case involving judicial review of decision by Minister for Education to remove an employee from office *
Ireland - July 17 2012
The recent case of Catherine McSorley v The Minister for Education and Skills and Kilkenny Vocational Education Committee (28 April 2012) involved an interesting judicial review of a decision by the Minister for Education to remove the applicant from her position as principal of a vocational school following an investigation conducted under the Vocational Education Acts 1930 – 2001.
Employment law update: new code of practice on harassment and use of private investigators in misconduct case *
Ireland - July 10 2012
The Equality Authority has prepared a new code of practice on harassment at work –the Employment Equality Act 1998 (Code of Practice) (Harassment) Order 2012 SI 208 of 2012.
Labour Court ruling on fixed term contract case - the Dublin Institute of Technology v Stephen Nealon *
Ireland - June 26 2012
The complainant was an hourly paid, part-time, assistant lecturer at DIT.
Ireland - May 1 2012
The Government recently published its planned programme of legislation for the up-coming summer months.