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Record award of 1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tribunal to Chief Executive
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 27 2015

A recent landmark decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") is significant not only for the size of the award in favour of Mr. Philip Smith


From collective redundancies to collective bargaining, what’s new?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

In our March update, we looked at the Opinion of the Advocate General ("AG") of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") on the meaning of


Important Supreme Court decision on employment status
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 23 2015

The Supreme Court has delivered an important decision dealing with the issue of the employment status of five temporary veterinary inspectors


High Court decision on payment of wages claim
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 14 2015

The High Court recently delivered an important decision, which brings some much needed clarity to the law in relation to claims under the Payment of


1.25m - record award under the Unfair Dismissals Acts
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 25 2015

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (the "EAT") has made a record award of 1.25m under the Unfair Dismissals Acts in a claim for constructive


Injunction sought under new whistleblowing law
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • June 22 2015

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") came into force on 15 July 2014. The Act includes a new form of interim relief where an employee, who


High Court refuses appeal under agency workers legislation
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2015

A truck driver who was engaged by a recruitment agency to drive for Greenstar Limited has lost his challenge in the High Court that his employment


Industrial relations reform
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 28 2015

The Government recently published two significant new Bills which will reform the industrial relations landscape in Ireland. The new legislation will


"We're all going on a summer holidaybut at what cost?"
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 28 2015

In our January 2015 briefing ("Calculating Holiday Pay - Lock down what you should be paying"), we considered the potential impact for employers in


Employer’s failure to reasonably accommodate employee leads to 20,000 award
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

The Equality Tribunal recently held that an employer failed in its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee with MS when it