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Disabled employee awarded 7,500 after recordings of him shared for colleagues’ merriment
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • May 22 2017

In a recent decision by the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”), the Irish-owned Mr Price Branded Bargains, which operates 37 stores across Ireland


Reasonable Accommodation - What's Reasonable?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 16 2017

A recent determination (ADJ - 00000557) from the Workplace Relations Commission (the WRC) provides further insight and guidance for employers on the


Employment Update: Tips for Managing Constructive Dismissal Scenarios
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 11 2017

Employers should be afforded sufficient notification of an employee's grievance and be given reasonable opportunities to resolve the grievance before


Sentencing in fatal accident health and safety cases: is 1 million the current default position?
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 10 2017

Ireland, unlike England and Wales, does not have sentencing guidance relative to health and safety offences. Having said that, there are quite a


Employment law and receiverships
  • BEAUCHAMPS
  • Ireland
  • May 9 2017

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal is a useful reminder to receivers that contracts of employment between the company in receivership and


Employment Update: Reasonable Accommodation - What is Reasonable Enough?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2017

A recent Workplace Relations Commission decision emphasises the importance of employers’ statutory obligations to employees with disabilities. We


Employment Update: Duplication of Claims - An Important Decision for Employers
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 20 2017

Employers face increased risk of duplication of claims by employees before both the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish High Court on foot


How to handle alleged bullying and harassment
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • April 20 2017

“We have an employee who is alleging bullying and harassment in the workplace and we are unsure as to exactly what constitutes bullying and harassment


Working Time - Limits on Entitlements and Claims
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • April 18 2017

The Labour Court recently issued a positive recommendation for employers in the case of Tapastreet Limited v Joseph Mitchell. The claimant employee


Employment Update: Liability for Unfair Dismissal - Other Means of Redress
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2017

A recent decision of the Labour Court serves as a useful reminder to employers that there is another route other than the Unfair Dismissals Acts by