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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 / November, 2020

Top Tips for Managing Data Privacy and Remote Working

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…

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News / October, 2020

Covid-19 Update: Level 5 – What does it mean for employers?

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…

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News / October, 2020

Budget 2021

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,…

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News / June, 2022

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Quick Guide

The Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 has now been enacted.  This requires organisations to report the average hourly pay gap between men and women in their organisations. …

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News / May, 2022

CCPC requires commitments from BOI to acquire KBC Ireland assets

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission clears the acquisition by Bank of Ireland of certain assets and liabilities of KBC
The CCPC has approved, subject to Bank of Ireland…

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News / April, 2022

Legal 500 (Legalease) EMEA Edition 2022

 
 
                                          
 

 
Whitney Moore LLP is delighted be recommended once again in the Legal 500 (Legalease)…

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