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Fair procedures in redundancy cases

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • March 24 2015

A recent determination from the Employment Appeals Tribunal (the EAT) reiterates the key elements of fairness necessary when effecting a redundancy

Compromisewaiver agreements in the spotlight

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The issue of compromise agreements in the employment context has been in the spotlight recently with 2 cases with differing outcomes. It is well

National School learns tough lesson on equality laws

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The Equality Tribunal has found that a National School teacher was discriminated against on the grounds of age, religion and sexual orientation when

No absolute duty on the employer in relation to the safety of work equipment

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 10 2015

In Thompson v Dublin Bus and Another 2015 IESC 22, Dublin Bus appealed from the decision of the High Court (de Valera J., 4 June 2010) that there

Discrimination in the workplace proselytising & obesity

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Two recent cases will be of interest to employers in the context of potential discrimination claims, one on the grounds of religion and the second on

Harassment claim rejected by Labour Court

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

The Labour Court recently rejected a claim for alleged harassment and victimisation on the grounds of race. An employee took a claim for

Further determination on the accrual of annual leave whilst on sick leave

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Following on from our update on 13 January last, the Labour Court has issued another interesting decision on the accrual of annual leave whilst on

Global employment briefing: Ireland, January 2015

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 28 2015

A recent UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) judgment decided that overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay

Ireland: holiday pay and overtime

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 22 2015

In the UK, holiday pay has been calculated based on an employee’s basic salary. However, last month the Employment Appeals Tribunal (equivalent to

New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently