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Dismissal for eating jam tart at work upheld
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 9 2014

Last month we reported on an Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) case where a claimant failed in her claim for unfair dismissal after she was dismissed


Implications of Supreme Court ruling on Registered Employment Agreements (REAs) - the impact on retailers and farm workers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 10 2014

In 2013 the Supreme Court issued an important judgment which struck down as unconstitutional Registered Employment Agreements (REAs). An REA is a


Equality tribunal update sizeable awards against employers in disability discrimination cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2013

2013 saw some significant awards in disability discrimination cases. In the first case, the Equality Tribunal placed an emphasis on the proactive


EAT - dismissing an employee on long term illness absence
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2013

The issue of dismissing an employee who is absent on long term illness has always been a thorny one for employers (EAT) provides some guidance for


Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents


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


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


Government to publish legislation on collective bargaining
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 10 2013

The Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore, announced at the Labour party's recent National Conference that it will honour a commitment made in its Programme for


Government announces reform of industrial relations legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 20 2014

The Government recently announced plans to reform the Industrial Relations Act 2001. It marks part of the Government's commitment to reform this area