Three tenants have been awarded compensation after the Workplace Relations Commission found they had been discriminated against by a landlord who refused to accept the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP).
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. In Ireland, the main law dealing with data protection legislation is the Data Protection Act, 1988 which was amended by the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003
The Protected Disclosures Act, 2014 (“the Act)” is designed to protect workers in all sectors of employment. The concept of “worker” includes employees (public and private sector), contractors, trainees, agency staff, former employees and interns and members of an Garda…
The Defamation Act, 2009 abolishes the Defamation Act, 1961 in its entirety. It provides for the abolition of the separate torts of libel and slander – to be replaced by unified “tort of defamation” in respect of which publication, by any means, of a defamatory statement to a third party shall be actionable.