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Recent High Court decisions on fair procedures during investigations - Can Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board already be distinguished on its facts?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 26 2017

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board is being closely watched by employers


Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board - Are Employees Now Entitled to Full Fair Procedures at the Preliminary Investigation Stage? Part - 1
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 21 2017

In this latest episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series, Bryan discusses a decision of the High Court from May of this year, which held


Has the Supreme Court Decision in Ruffley Established a Higher Threshold for Bullying?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 31 2017

The eagerly awaited Supreme Court decision in Ruffley v The Board of Management of Saint Anne’s School has now been delivered. The importance of this


Episode 23: Is Gross Negligence also Gross Misconduct?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

Bryan Dunne looks at a recent decision of the UK Court of Appeal which finally settles the question of whether or not an employee can be dismissed for


Episode 22 - Top Five Employment Law Trends for 2017
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 20 2017

In the latest Episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series, Bryan Dunne and Niall Pelly look at their predictions for the Top five


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


What happens when an employer refuses to engage in collective bargaining? A review of the Labour Court’s first recommendation under the revised Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act, 2015
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • September 6 2016

Bryan reviews the Labour Court's first recommendation under the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act, 2015. This is a very significant development


The Uber Case
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 21 2016

We look at the distinction between employees and independent contractors in light of the recent cases against "on demand" technology companies


Can an Employer Actually be Held Liable for an Employee that Seriously Assaults a Customer?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 12 2016

In the latest Episode of Matheson’s Employment Law Podcast series, Bryan Dunne discusses a recent decision of the UK Supreme Court which deals with


Employment Law Podcast Series - Episode 16 - Find out the risks to an employer when a preliminary investigation goes too far
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2016

Bryan Dunne discusses a recent decision of the Irish High Court which illustrates the risks to an employer when a preliminary investigation goes too