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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
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  • 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
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • 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
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  • Ireland
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  • 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

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

Age discrimination and setting age limits

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Germany, Ireland
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  • February 16 2010

The topic of age discrimination and justification of discrimination on the grounds of age has come into the spotlight again with the release of two recent European Court of Justice decisions

Minister announces proposed changes to Employment Law Compliance Bill

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • 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"