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Courier Company Fails to Deliver on Gross Misconduct Threshold
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • September 22 2017

The Labour Court, in its recent decision in the case of DHL Express (Ireland) Limited v Michael Coughlan, has held that the summary dismissal by DHL


Failure To Top-Up Salary During Paternity Leave Not Discriminatory, Finds WRC
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 22 2017

Precisely one year ago, in September 2016, the Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 (the "2016 Act") introduced statutory paternity leave. The 2016


2017 Mid-Year Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 20 2017

Welcome to BakerHostetler’s semi-annual Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review, with this edition delivering news


ECJ Judgment Confirms That Ryanair Employment Disputes May Be Heard In Foreign Courts
  • William Fry
  • Belgium, European Union, Ireland
  • September 15 2017

The ECJ has ruled on 14 September 2017, in a case relating to six Belgium-based Ryanair employees, that a jurisdiction clause which sought to prevent


High Court Highlights the Value of Clear Employment Pre-Conditions
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 6 2017

Employers and recruiters should note the recent decision of the High Court in Genockey v Bank of Ireland 2017 IEHC 498 as a good example of how


ECHR rules employees must receive prior notice of email monitoring
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 5 2017

Employee monitoring versus privacy rights is back in the spotlight due to today's decision by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights


Forced Retirement Deemed a Discriminatory Termination
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • September 1 2017

In a recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission, A Bookkeeper v A Retail Business (ADJ-5391), the Adjudication Officer held that the


Summary Dismissals - Pitfalls and Hazards for Employers
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn
  • Ireland
  • August 31 2017

The recent Labour Court case of DHL Express (Ireland) Ltd. and Michael Coughlan (UDD1783) serves as a useful touchstone for employers in terms of the


Rescinding Job Offers - recent case law from the High Court
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • August 31 2017

In a recent High Court decision in the case of Genockey and A Bank (2017) IEHC, Mr Justice Eager found that Ms Glenda Genockey was not entitled to


Employment Update: Fair Procedures At Investigation Stage - Where Do Things Stand Now?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 31 2017

The May 2017 High Court decision in Lyons v Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board indicated that where a complaint is made which could lead