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Equality tribunal update on enforceability of settlement agreements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2015

A recent determination from the Equality Tribunal highlights again the importance of a properly drafted compromise agreement where employers and


"We're all going on a summer holidaybut at what cost?"
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 28 2015

In our January 2015 briefing ("Calculating Holiday Pay - Lock down what you should be paying"), we considered the potential impact for employers in


Recent disability discrimination case highlights delay in considering reasonable accommodation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 14 2015

A retailer has been ordered to pay 14,000 to a claimant after the Equality Tribunal held that it had failed to provide reasonable accommodation to


EAT case highlighting employer's obligations in absence management cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2015

A recent determination from the Employment Appeals Tribunal (the EAT) provides a useful reminder of an employer's obligations when managing employees


Fair procedures in redundancy cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 24 2015

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


Workplace Relations Act 2015
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 22 2015

The Workplace Relations Act (the "Act") is one of the biggest changes in employment law in Ireland in nearly 50 years. It's a game changer for every


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


Labour court update a new departure in interpreting the employment equality acts?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • 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


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