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Record High Awards and Supreme Court Decision Further Incent Potential Whistleblowers to Report Conduct to the SEC
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA, Ireland
  • June 19 2018

On March 19, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced its highest ever Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) bounty awards to three

Parental Leave Bill Passed by Dail
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 14 2018

The Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill"), which extends the applicability and duration of parental leave, was passed by the Dail

It’s all kicked off! Dismissing high profile employees
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Spain, Ireland
  • June 14 2018

With the start of the soccer World Cup, it brought a somewhat unusual issue to the fore - employment law. How? Well with just one day before the

Even employees must use common sense!
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 12 2018

Edward O’Connor was employed by Wexford County Council as a Water Inspector. One of his daily tasks was to check the water level of the Ferns Water

Employers' duties - references and negligent misstatement
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 6 2018

Employers that provide references for former employees may be sued for negligent misstatement if the reference is found to be inaccurate. Employers should therefore take reasonable care to ensure that references are not misleading due to omitted information or the inclusion of facts which, although accurate when viewed discretely, either through nuance or innuendo generate a misleading picture when considered overall

Employers succeed in reasonable accommodation case
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • June 5 2018

In a recent case before the WRC (ADJ-00003094), the adjudication officer (the “AO”) found in favour of the respondent in a constructive dismissal and

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace (Part 2): AI-Assisted Recruitment and Employment Equality Law
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 31 2018

As discussed in our opening article in the series "Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace - An Employment Law Perspective", Artificial Intelligence

Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, May 2018
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, OECD, Global, Ireland
  • May 30 2018

On February 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released new interpretive guidance on public company disclosures regarding

Employer successful in long-term sickness dismissal case
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • May 25 2018

In a recent case which was decided in January 2018, an employer’s decision to dismiss an employee who was absent on long term sick leave was

Global employee termination law: Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Global, Ireland
  • May 24 2018

A structured guide to termination law in Ireland covering notice, redundancies, dismissal and protections