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What's new? Accruing annual leave during sick leave
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • August 11 2015

The saga of whether Irish employees are entitled to accrue annual leave during sick leave has finally come to an end. Over the August Bank Holiday


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


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


High Court decision on payment of wages claim
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 14 2015

The High Court recently delivered an important decision, which brings some much needed clarity to the law in relation to claims under the Payment of


Age discrimination - back in the spotlight
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2016

The Labour Court recently upheld a decision of an Adjudication Officer rejecting a worker's claim that he was discriminated against on the grounds of


Another injunction under the whistleblowing legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 22 2016

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act) continues to show its teeth with another successful application for interim relief granted in Cork


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 Bill 2014 published
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 2 2014

On 30 July 2014, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation published the Workplace Relations Bill 2014 (the Bill). The objective of this Bill


Compromisewaiver agreements in the spotlight
  • A&L Goodbody
  • 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


Further determination on the accrual of annual leave whilst on sick leave
  • A&L Goodbody
  • 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