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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


E-filing for annual share option reporting by employers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 5 2015

Have your Irish employees been granted or exercised share options during 2014? If so, you need to be aware of a new electronic filing system that


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


No absolute duty on the employer in relation to the safety of work equipment
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 10 2015

In Thompson v Dublin Bus and Another 2015 IESC 22, Dublin Bus appealed from the decision of the High Court (de Valera J., 4 June 2010) that there


'Zero hours' contracts are here to stay
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 20 2015

The public consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts in Northern Ireland closed at the end of September 2014. Following the consultation


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


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


Protected Disclosure Bill 2013
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 31 2013

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has published the Protected Disclosure Bill 2013 which will establish a detailed and comprehensive


Practical steps to protect your business from competitors
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • August 16 2013

Review all senior andor key employee contracts to ensure that they contain, where appropriate: confidentiality provisions that expressly


Employment Appeals Tribunal upholds dismissal for drinking coffee, in breach of workplace regulation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 11 2014

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (the EAT) has dismissed a claim brought by a former employee following her dismissal for gross misconduct after she