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Equality Tribunal awards 52,000 for gender discrimination and victimisation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 5 2013

The Equality Tribunal (the Tribunal) has directed that an employer pay 52,000.00 in compensation to a former employee after it held that she


High Court - guidance for employers on fair procedures in disciplinary investigations
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2013

The High Court delivered two important judgments from an employer's perspective in relation to disciplinary investigations and fair procedures


Practical steps to reduce risk: Tribunal discovery
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 24 2014

The importance of being able to show contemporaneous documentation that either supports your case or undermines the other side's case in a Tribunal


Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents


Implications of Supreme Court ruling on Registered Employment Agreements (REAs) - the impact on retailers and farm workers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 10 2014

In 2013 the Supreme Court issued an important judgment which struck down as unconstitutional Registered Employment Agreements (REAs). An REA is a


Further determination on the accrual of annual leave whilst on sick leave
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 10 2015

Following on from our update on 13 January last, the Labour Court has issued another interesting decision on the accrual of annual leave whilst on


No absolute duty on the employer in relation to the safety of work equipment
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 10 2015

In Thompson v Dublin Bus and Another 2015 IESC 22, Dublin Bus appealed from the decision of the High Court (de Valera J., 4 June 2010) that there


Equality tribunal update on enforceability of settlement agreements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2015

A recent determination from the Equality Tribunal highlights again the importance of a properly drafted compromise agreement where employers and


The Gig Economy: a cause for concern for employers? (28 November 2016)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 28 2016

Last month, two Uber drivers in London won their test cases before the UK Employment Tribunal (the ET). The ET held that they were "workers" and not


E-filing for annual share option reporting by employers
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 5 2015

Have your Irish employees been granted or exercised share options during 2014? If so, you need to be aware of a new electronic filing system that