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Terminating Employees: Is the Backstop Under Threat?

Ireland - February 15 2019 Employment lawyers have long considered the no-fault termination on notice to be the "backstop" option when dismissing employees. If a Disciplinary...

Lisa Shannon.


School Bus Driver teaches Employer a lesson in Unfair Dismissal

Ireland - February 5 2019 In the recent Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") case of ADJ-00013201 An Employee v A Bus Company, a WRC Adjudication Officer ("AO") found that an...


Landmark Ruling in UK Confirms Funded Professional Athletes not Considered as Employees

United Kingdom, Ireland - February 4 2019 Jess Varnish, a track cyclist who competed for Great Britain in the London Olympics in 2012, has lost her claim for unfair dismissal against British...

Derek Hegarty, Darran Brennan, Patrick Murphy, Craig Sowman.


Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace (Part 6): AI and Employment Law - A Recap

Ireland - January 31 2019 In our 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace article series we considered the potential positive impacts that AI could have on the...

Darran Brennan.


WRC Lifts the Cover on a Sham Redundancy and Instead Finds Unfair Dismissal

Ireland - January 15 2019 In the recent Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") case of ADJ-00013503 A Bar Manager v A Hotel, a WRC Adjudication Officer ("AO") found that a Bar...