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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


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


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


Employee seeks court order in relation to post-termination restrictive covenant
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 13 2013

The decision in question came in the case of Octavio Hernandez v Vodafone Ireland Limited 2013 IEHC 70. Mr. Hernandez worked for Vodafone from


Domestic Workers, Au Pairs and the Thorny Problem of Employment Rights
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 10 2016

On 8 March 2016, the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) awarded 9,229 to a Spanish au pair on the grounds that her employer had breached aspects


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


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


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


Fit & proper - Ireland's fitness & probity regime
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 21 2012

The Central Bank of Ireland’s new Standards of Fitness and Probity came into effect on 1 December 2011


Redundancy rebate reduced from 1 January 2012
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2011

Employers who are currently considering implementing a redundancy exercise should consider the implications of waiting until next year to do this