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Harassment claim rejected by Labour Court

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • 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

Appraisal systems - bell curve appraisals

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 15 2015

Although many international companies now use target based appraisal systems, some employers still use a bell curve system which compares employees'

Injunction to postpone disciplinary proceedings pending criminal trial rejected

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 14 2015

The High Court recently rejected an application by an An Post worker seeking to prevent his employer from proceeding with a disciplinary process

Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the

Holiday pay and overtime

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 8 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

The aftermath of Hussein

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 6 2015

The 2012 case of Hussein -v- The Labour Court & Anor brought the issue of illegal and unenforceable contracts to the fore and resulted in the law