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Regardless of Brexit: There are already key differences between UK and Irish employment law
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

Multinationals often tend to group the “UK & ROI” together for HR and employment law purposes, but there are crucial differences, not just in the law


Giving Reason to Reasonable Accommodation
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • January 19 2017

A recent decision of a Workplace Relations Commission Adjudication Officer (“AO”) (ADJ - 00000508) considers the extent of an employer's obligation


The Employment Injunction - Diluting the “Strong threshold Test”
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • December 12 2016

In employment law, the threat of an injunction continues to be an important tool in the armoury of employees faced with potential Disciplinary action


Ireland as a business location: Your guide to doing business and investing in Ireland.
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland, OECD
  • December 9 2016

Ireland is ranked as the most successful country in the world at attracting foreign direct investment 1 and over 1200 international companies have


Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2015

On 1 September 2015 the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 (the "Act") came into effect. This means that if you were involved in lobbying during the


Changing the face of Irish employment law - the Workplace Relations Act 2015
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • November 6 2015

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 (the Act) which came into effect on 1 October 2015 is intended to dramatically reform the employment law landscape


Office romances - employers beware
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • February 13 2015

The video that went viral this month of colleagues in New Zealand caught on camera in their workplace brings in to focus the issues that employers


Criminal background checks
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • December 31 2014

Employers are prohibited from requesting criminal background checks or clearances, except in specified, sensitive sectors explains Jennifer O'Neill


Whistleblowers enjoy layers of protection under Act
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2014

Employees can bring a claim under the 2014 Act from the first day of their employment. Workers who make protected disclosures gain extensive


Employment legislation update - July 2014
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • July 18 2014

More commonly known as the “Whistleblowers’ Act”, the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 came into force yesterday. The Act provides for a single piece