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Age discrimination and compulsory retirement update

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • 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

Electronic cigarettes in the workplace

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

More and more employers are deciding to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace. However, if the employer's ban on e-cigarettes in the

12 month garden leave upheld as reasonable by UK courts

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2014

In November 2013, the English High Court held in JM Finn & Co Ltd v Holliday (2013 EWHC 3450) that a garden leave covenant of 12 months' duration

New court jurisdiction limits

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 25 2014

The changes to the monetary jurisdictions of the civil courts provided for in Section 2(1) and Part 3 of the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous

Advocate General’s opinion in Lock v British Gas does not have the same implications for Irish law

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2014

In the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union's ("CJEU") recent opinion in Lock v British Gas Trading Limited, it was

Largest pay-out to date under temporary agency workers legislation

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • February 25 2014

In the recent determination, Team Obair v Robert Costello, the Labour Court set aside a decision of the Rights Commissioner and awarded the claimant

Employment an overview of 2013

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • February 17 2014

We hope that 2013 was a good year for you and your firm and that 2014 brings new opportunities and further success. We saw a number of developments

Health and safety

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 6 2014

Fit notes, reasonable adjustments and return to work arrangements The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") decision in the case of Secretary of

12-month restrictive covenant enforceable against employee

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • February 5 2014

Less than a year after he commenced employment with Romero Insurance Brokers Limited, an employee was informed that his role was at risk of

Labour market reforms tracker February 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Belgium, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2014

The sovereign debt crisis has triggered labour market reforms across Europe. In most cases, these reforms are intended to simplify hiring and firing