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Employment regulation orders the background to and an explanation of today’s High Court decision
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 11 2011

Since Ireland’s entry into the European Union, the statutory protections afforded to employees have improved dramatically. We now have minimum wage legislation, working time protection and statutory protection from dismissal


Employment Law & Benefits: 2015 Review
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 6 2016

2015 was a busy year for employment law in Ireland. Highlights include the commencement of the Workplace Relations Act, 2015 and the largest ever


Big Brother in Business - A Word of Caution
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 15 2016

"Workers do not abandon their right to privacy and data protection every morning at the doors of the workplace" - so says the EU Working Party set up


Accruing Annual Leave While on Long Term Sick Leave
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 21 2016

The traditional position under the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997, (the “OWTA”) was that an employee’s entitlement to annual leave accrued


Atypical workers and your business
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 29 2015

With more employers embracing flexible working arrangements, it is important to understand what rights and obligations arise from different types of


Collective bargaining 100 year anniversary to spark new battle?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 9 2013

2013 marks the 100 year anniversary of the 1913 Lockout where, at its height, 300 businesses and up to 20,000 workers were "locked out" by their employers


Budget 2013 overview for employers
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • December 6 2012

Not many have escaped the effects of Budget 2013 announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday afternoon, and employers are no different


Ten employment law tips
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 22 2011

It is critical that firms of all sizes have an in-depth knowledge of employment law if they are to successfully navigate their way through the corporate jungleIt doesn't matter whether you employ five or 5,000 people, the same employment laws apply


Employment law implications of new fitness & probity regime
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2012

Our last update outlined details of the new fitness and probity regime recently introduced by the Central Bank of Ireland (the Central Bank


What are the rights of agency workers from next Monday, 5 December 2011?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 6 2011

The deadline for the transposition (by putting domestic legislation in place) of the EU Directive on Temporary Agency Work (Directive 2008104EC) (the Directive) is Monday 5 December 2011