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Whistleblower Claims Under SOX and Dodd-Frank: Recent Developments
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • May 25 2016

In 2002, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"), which extends whistleblower protections to certain individuals who report conduct they


Employment Law Update: Compulsory Retirement Ages
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 23 2016

The Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 came into operation on 1 January 2016. It amends certain provisions of the Employment Equality Acts


100,000 Award to Plaintiff Involved in 5mph Car Accident
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 13 2016

A recent decision of the High Court is a discouraging and disappointing one for those defending personal injuries claims. The plaintiff was involved


The Spent Convictions Regime - “forgive and forget”
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 3 2016

The recently enacted Spent Convictions Act which commenced on 29 April last, will fundamentally change what employees have to reveal about themselves


Rulebook vital for social media minefield
  • Philip Lee
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

As appeared in www.buzplus.ie on 27 April 2016 - The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal’s (EAT) decision on an unfair dismissals case taken by former


Reasonable accommodations for disabled employees - how far must an employer go?
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • April 20 2016

In the past few days, there has been widespread media coverage of former Newcastle United Football club star Jonas Gutierrez’s successful disability


Employment References - A Risky Business?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 20 2016

As a result of a recent UK decision, we review risks associated with providing employment references and with seeking to withdraw a job offer on foot


Defining workplace bullying - landmark judgment clarifies key principles
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2016

A landmark court decision has provided essential practical guidance to employers seeking clarity on what constitutes bullying under Irish law. In a


Vicarious Liability - When is an Employer Liable for its Employees’ Actions?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

In the case of Mohamud v Wm Morrisson Supermarkets 2016 the UK Supreme Court has held the defendant company liable for the actions of an employee


Rights of Au Pairs as Employees?
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2016

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) recently considered employment law compliance when engaging au pairs in Ireland. Although the official