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The Gig Economy - The Future for Employers?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 13 2017

Up to 162 million people engage in independent work in the US and EU. Independent work is defined as work which


Employment Law Update: Dismissal for Deliberate Manipulation of Company Policy Found to be Fair
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 15 2017

In a recent case, the Labour Court found that the dismissal of an employee for deliberate manipulation of company policy and misuse of the company


Employment Law Update: Letter for Social Welfare Application Held to be Notice of Redundancy
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 14 2017

A recent decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal held that a letter drafted for an employee for social welfare purposes stating that the employer


Employment Law Update: The Gig Economy - The Future for Employers?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

We look at the growing gig economy workforce and how Irish employers can engage independent workers in 2017. Up to 162 million people engage in


Equal Pay for Equal Work?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 5 2016

The UK Government has published draft regulations which propose to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting. Similar ideas have recently been


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


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


Employment Law Update: Tips for Employers on Full and Final Settlement Clauses
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 21 2017

In two recent cases, the Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") highlighted the importance of informed consent in the context of employees signing full


New Procedures for workplace disputes following commencement of the Workplace Relations Act 2015
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 5 2015

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 (“the Act”) commenced on Thursday, 1 October 2015. To coincide with the commencement, the Workplace Relations


The trend of BYOD: personal devices in the workplace - part 2
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 3 2015

In Part 1 of this two-part series on BYOD (bring-your-own-device), we considered some of the common concerns companies have when thinking about, or