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At your service: proposed law on protecting employee tips passes Second Stage Seanad Éireann debate

Ireland - July 8 2022 The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Bill 2022 (the Bill), which will prevent employers from using tips or gratuities to "make up"…

AJ Casey, Catherine O'Flynn

Update: Sick Leave Bill 2022 Passed by Seanad

Ireland - July 7 2022 The Sick Leave Bill 2022 (the Bill), which provides for a statutory sick pay scheme for the first time in Ireland for all employees in both the…

AJ Casey, Catherine O'Flynn

Statutory Sick Pay Update - Government publishes cabinet approved Sick Leave Bill 2022

Ireland - March 31 2022 In July 2021, the Tánaiste received Cabinet approval to commence work on draft legislation which, if enacted, will see paid statutory sick leave…

AJ Casey, Jeffrey Greene, Catherine O'Flynn

Whistleblowing Update - Supreme Court rules that "personal interest communications" can constitute Protected Disclosures

Ireland - March 28 2022 With Ireland due to implement the EU Whistleblowing Directive in the coming months, the Supreme Court has recently issued a key decision regarding…

AJ Casey, Jeffrey Greene

New Whistleblowing Legislation set to Significantly Enhance the Protection Afforded to Whistle-blowers

Ireland - March 11 2022 The Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill 2022 (the Bill), which will transpose the EU Whistleblowing Directive (Whistleblowing Directive), was…

Jeffrey Greene, Ellen O'Duffy, Catherine O'Flynn