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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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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…Read More
The Covid-19 Pandemic has led to a dramatic rise in the numbers of employees working remotely, however this change in work environment comes with significant risk in terms of data…Read More
On the 19th of October, the Taoiseach announced that the Republic of Ireland will be advancing into level 5 of the Framework for Restrictive Measures. Level 5 will commence from…Read More
Employment Law Update
This week the Government has revealed its Budget plans for 2021, delivering one of the largest budget packages in the history of the State.
In this briefing,…
In a welcome turn of events, Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) hearings and appeal hearings can now be conducted remotely. Minister for Business, Enterprise and…Read More
The Supreme Court has recently ruled that, whilst the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) is compatible with the Constitution in its administration of justice, there are a…Read More
On the 6th of March 2021, the Judicial Council voted in favour of adopting the New Personal Injuries Guidelines (“the Guidelines”) drafted by the Personal…
The Rules of the Superior Courts (Affidavits) 2021 (S.I. No. 127/2021) came into effect on 31 March 2021 and will be welcomed by many practitioners and clients around the country….Read More