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Supreme Court ruling on registered employment agreements (REAs)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2013

The Supreme Court recently issued an important judgment which struck down as unconstitutional Registered Employment Agreements (REAs). The judgment


Child protection legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2013

Other recent legislative developments which employers need to be aware of include a number of legislative initiatives aimed at protecting children


Parental leave update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 24 2013

The European Union (Parental Leave) Regulations 2013 were signed into law on 8 March 2013. The new Regulations provide further enhanced family


'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


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


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


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


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


Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014 published
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 29 2014

The Government recently published the long awaited Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill. The Bill is designed to consolidate the existing legislation