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

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • 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

Minister announces proposed changes to Employment Law Compliance Bill

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 17 2009

When the Employment Law Compliance Bill 2008 was introduced almost a year ago, Minister Micheal Martin stated that "it was the most significant single piece of legislation introduced in the employment rights area in recent years"

NERA's review of 2008

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 17 2009

NERA (the National Employment Rights Authority) is operating on an interim basis pending the enactment of the Employment Rights Compliance Bill 2008, which is expected to be in mid 2009

Employers welcome Supreme Court decision in stress case

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 24 2009

The Supreme Court has overturned an award of damages to an employee arising from psychiatric and physical injury caused by stress in the workplace

High Court refuses employment injunction arising from redundancy

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 3 2009

The High Court has laid down a clear marker that it does not consider the employment injunction an appropriate mechanism to deal with complaints arising from a redundancy process

EAT finds that redundancies were unfair dismissals where work carried out by subcontractor

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 31 2009

Employers may be concerned by a recent finding of the Employment Appeals Tribunal that redundancies were not genuine where ongoing work was completed by a subcontractor

Changes to employment permits legislation to reflect changed labour market conditions

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 21 2009

On the 15th April 2009, the Tanaiste announced that legislation is to be drafted introducing revised qualifying conditions for new work permits being sought by first time entrants to the labour market

Employers' obligations unchanged by application of increased income levy rates to payments from 1 January 2009 to 30 April 2009

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 21 2009

The supplementary budget which was announced on 7 April 2009 provides for increased income levy rates, a reduction in the thresholds at which each rate applies and a reduction in the exemption amount below which the income levy does not apply

High Court decision on section 27 penalisation case

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 28 2014

The High Court recently issued a determination in the case of Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited v Keith Carroll1 which looks at the scope of

Age discrimination and compulsory retirement update

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The issue of compulsory retirement continues to remain firmly in the spotlight. A Private Members Bill to abolish retirement ages, both for the