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Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence

Labour Court overturns victimisation award

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 19 2011

The Labour Court recently overturned an Equality Tribunal award of 20,000 for victimisation

Protected Disclosure Bill 2013

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 31 2013

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has published the Protected Disclosure Bill 2013 which will establish a detailed and comprehensive

Labour court update a new departure in interpreting the employment equality acts?

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 18 2013

On appeal from the Equality Tribunal, the Labour Court held that differences in the level of redundancy payments paid to the complainants, as

Equality Tribunal Report shows rise in discriminatory dismissals

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 27 2010

The Equality Tribunal Report for 2009, which has just been published, shows a marked rise in referrals of claims of discriminatory dismissal

Update on changes to employment regime

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 17 2012

In 2011 the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, commenced a programme of reform of the State's employment rights and industrial relations procedures

Health and safety prosecutions: duty of care extends to developers, contractors and designers

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 7 2011

With fatal accident figures falling in recent years, 2009 brought the lowest number of fatal workplace accidents since modern records began in 1991

ECJ rules that employees on long-term sick leave accrue holiday entitlements

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
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  • January 28 2009

The European Court of Justice has ruled that employees on long-term sick leave continue to accrue their statutory entitlement to four weeks' paid annual leave

Constitutional challenge to legislation regulating Registered Employment Agreements

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 14 2013

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in this challenge to the constitutionality of those provisions of the Industrial Relations Act 1946

New round of consultation on review of EU Working Time Directive

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • February 8 2011

A review of the controversial Working Time Directive has been in the pipeline for a number of years