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Employment Legislation Update: July December 2019

Ireland - December 19 2019 This issue of our Employment Legislation Update covers developments between July and December 2019. In this issue, we outline the main requirements...

Gillian Dully, Aoife Bradley, Einde O’Donnell, Michael Kavanagh, Jennifer O'Neill, Elizabeth Mara.

Working Time - Employers’ Responsibilities

Ireland - September 13 2019 The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (the “OWT Act”) regulates the rest periods and hours of work for employees and applies to all employees...

Uber Loses Appeal - UK Employment Appeals Tribunal Confirms that Uber Drivers are ‘Workers’

United Kingdom - November 22 2017 In a recent UK decision, the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an Employment Tribunal (Tribunal) determination that Uber drivers are...

EU Head Scarf Ruling

European Union - March 21 2017 Thin Veil of Protection for Employers Who Ban Religious Symbols in the Workplace. In the first case of its kind the European Court of Justice (ECJ)...

The Employment Injunction - Diluting the “Strong threshold Test”

Ireland - December 12 2016 In employment law, the threat of an injunction continues to be an important tool in the armoury of employees faced with potential Disciplinary action...