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How to minimise disruption to a business when bad weather strikes
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 23 2014

If the forecasters are to be believed, a big freeze is on the way in the New Year. The last big freeze in 20092010 caused havoc for employers and


Social media in the workplace - Irish and German attitudes
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Germany, Ireland
  • October 7 2014

The extent of social media is such that employers now cannot ignore its impact. The most commonly used and most familiar social networking sites


Tribunal rules employee did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in regard to his work emails
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2014

In Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT045712, the UK EAT held that accessing an employee's emails, in the course of a disciplinary


Parental leave directive transposed
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2013

New parental leave Regulations were signed by the Minister for Justice and Equality on 8 March last. The Regulations are designed to give effect to


Joint Labour Committee orders signed
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 11 2014

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton recently signed establishment orders for new Joint Labour Committees (JLCs). The


Practical steps to manage risk: absence
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 22 2014

For most employers, a weekly or monthly occurrence will be issues arising out of the absence of employees. This will range from the one off


Practical steps to reduce risk: recruitment
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 21 2013

Ensure that you have a fair and objective recruitment procedure and an up to date equal opportunities policy in place. This will significantly


Legislation watch
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2014

There are many key legislative changes on the way in the employment law area that will impact on how employers manage their business. They are as


Performance management - EAT awards 110k for underperforming employee
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2014

In a recent Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) case, a claimant was awarded 110,000 for unfair dismissal after her employer accelerated the


Confidential information - taking confidential information with you - the legal issues
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2014

The prolific growth in the use of social media has resulted in an increasing tension between employers and employees over social media account