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News / March, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 – Closing the Gap #ChooseToChallenge

Monday 8 March 2021 – International Women’s Day, and just in time for the occasion, the European Commission released a proposal for a directive on pay transparency to ensure…

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News / February, 2021

Changes to Ireland’s Visa Requirements and Employment Permit System

The Department of Justice has announced new measures in an effort to tackle the most recent wave of Covid-19. These changes are set to affect mostly passport holders from…

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News / February, 2021

New Workplace Bullying Code of Practice

A new code on workplace bullying has been published by the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in conjunction with the Health Safety Authority (“HSA”). The Code of…

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News / February, 2021

Employee Wins Constructive Dismissal Case Following Rejection of Remote Working Request

Employers may have been surprised to read in early January of this year that an employee was awarded compensation after being refused the option of working from home during the…

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News / February, 2021

Budget 2021 – What are the changes to employment law?

The Budget plan for 2021 which was announced in October 2020 focused on the impact of the pandemic on businesses and workers. The Irish Government committed to delivering one of…

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News / February, 2021

Protected Disclosures – Recent Case Law and the New Whistleblower’s Directive

In December 2020, the High Court¹ heard an appeal from the Labour Court on whether the failure by an employer to act upon a protected disclosure did not amount to penalisation…

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News / February, 2021

Employers, Can You Require Your Staff to Get the Vaccine? 

The much-welcomed news of the rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations has many of us dreaming of a return to our normal routines, but many employers may be wondering what this means for…

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News / February, 2021

The FBD Insurance Case – what does it mean for COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims?

The judgment of Mr Justice Denis McDonald delivered on 5 February 2020 in the FBD Insurance Case ¹ has been hailed in certain quarters as a breakthrough for the hospitality…

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News / February, 2021

Change in status of Whitney Moore Law Firm to a Limited Liability Partnership

As and from 11 February 2021, Whitney Moore is operating as a limited liability partnership under the name ‘Whitney Moore LLP’.
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
Under the…

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News / January, 2021

Remote Working – Here to Stay? Government Announces National Remote Working Strategy

The Government has announced its strategy to legislate for the right to request to work remotely. The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has published its report…

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News / September, 2021

Employment Webinar – Return to the Workplace

Date: Thursday, 23 September 2021.
Time: 9.30am.
RSVP: Email connect@whitneymoore.ie for login details.
 
Today marks the next phase in the easing of covid restrictions and…

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News / June, 2021

Top 3 Concerns for Employers on Return to the Office

With restrictions easing and retail and hospitality beginning to reopen, businesses are starting to plan for a return to offices in the near future. Whilst the Government recently…

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News / May, 2021

Living with Covid – A Revised Returning to Work Safely Protocol

Last year, the Government published a guide in May 2020 setting out mandatory steps to be taken by employers in advance of workplaces reopening around Ireland. As society begins…

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