I was recently invited by the radio station, 96FM, to provide legal advice on its Opinion Line Show, who receive frequent queries from listeners on employment law matters.
The UK Supreme Court has declared the requirement for Employment tribunal claimants to pay a fee in order to bring a claim to be unlawful.
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
On 30th May 2017 the Irish Supreme Court decision on the right of asylum-seekers to work, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expressed its hope that the Irish government will amend domestic legislation to bring it into line with European laws…
A Spanish childminder who won a landmark case against an Irish host family to be treated as an employee has said she hopes au pairs will “no longer be exploited as cheap labour”. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous,…
The European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 (the “Regulations”) applies on the transfer of an undertaking, a business or part of an undertaking or business from one employer to another as a result of a legal transfer…
Force Majeure leave is often misunderstood by both employers and employees alike. The Parental Leave Act 1998, as amended by the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2006 provides an employee with a legal right to leave work in times of family crisis and this is known as Force Majeure leave.
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The Employment Compliance Act 2008 (“the Act”) has a number of functions and has far-reaching consequences for rogue employers.
Budget 2016 saw the announcement of statutory paternity leave, something that has been on the cards for a number of years, but which now appears close to publication.