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The UK Employment Tribunal Uber Ruling: What Does it Mean for the Gig Economy?
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2017

The complex employment law issues associated with the "collaborative" or "gig" economy were highlighted by the recent UK Employment Tribunal decision

Employment Update: 2016 - The Year in Review
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 13 2017

2016 was an interesting year for Irish employment law. We look at the significant efficiencies achieved by the Workplace Relations Commission during

Number of Cases Concerning Protected Disclosures Rises
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 12 2017

The ramifications of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") continue to impact on employers with a second successful interim relief injunction

Apocalypse When?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 9 2017

The surprisingly limited potential for five year compensation awards arising from whistleblowing-related dismissals and the unforeseen effect of

Keeping an Eye OutUpdates and Briefly Noted
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • December 22 2016

We last covered the SEC’s Whistleblower Program in our November 2016 newsletterunder “Give a Little WhistleSEC Whistleblower Program Update.” Some

Age discrimination - back in the spotlight
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 20 2016

The Labour Court recently upheld a decision of an Adjudication Officer rejecting a worker's claim that he was discriminated against on the grounds of

Protected disclosuresWhistle blowing - two recent cases
  • Eversheds
  • Ireland
  • December 13 2016

Despite the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") being commenced over 2 years ago, we have only recently seen the first case where an employee

Global Employment Law - what's new? Fall 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 9 2016

Welcome to our international quarterly newsletter. This Fall 2016 edition focuses on employment, pensions and benefits legal developments which took

Employer Beware, Ignorance of the Law Excuses Not, Including Delays
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2016

Section 44(4) of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015 (the "Act") which provides for the appeal of decisions of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC

Employment Law Update: 12 Employment Tips for Christmas
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2016

With preparations in full swing for the festive season, we review typical workplace issues commonly faced by employers at this time of year and