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Calculating holiday pay lock down what you should be paying
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2015

In recent conjoined UK Tribunal cases (Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and SM and Amec Group Ltd v Laws) (the "UK Cases") the


Family Leave Bill 2013
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2013

The Government has announced its approval of the drafting of the Family Leave Bill 2013. The Bill is designed to transpose the provisions of the revised


Equality Tribunal awards 52,000 for gender discrimination and victimisation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 5 2013

The Equality Tribunal (the Tribunal) has directed that an employer pay 52,000.00 in compensation to a former employee after it held that she


Budget 2013 - redundancy rebate discontinued
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 6 2012

Following last year’s reduction of employer rebate of statutory redundancy payments from 60 to 15, yesterday’s budget heralded the end of the redundancy rebate arrangement in Ireland


Equality Tribunal awards 10,000 for failing to reasonably accommodate job applicant with a disability
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 19 2013

The Equality Tribunal (the Tribunal) recently awarded 10,000 in compensation to a claimant who was discriminated against on the grounds of


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


Award for discrimination and victimisation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 1 2013

The Equality Tribunal recently directed an award of 80,000 to a prison officer for the effects of discrimination and victimisation. The case concerns


Age discrimination and compulsory retirement update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 15 2014

The issue of compulsory retirement continues to remain firmly in the spotlight. A Private Members Bill to abolish retirement ages, both for the


Referring an employee for pyschiatric assessment
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 22 2011

The right to fair procedures applies to the information that is provided to the company doctorpsychiatrist and what occurs at any subsequent interviewmeeting between the doctorpsychiatrist and the company


The Health and Safety Authority publishes an information sheet on workplace drug and intoxicant testing
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 11 2011

The Health and Safety Authority (the HSA) has published an information sheet on the issue of intoxicants at work