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.
The General Data Protection Regulation has been agreed at the EU Parliament. New EU data protection rules, which aim to give citizens back control of their personal data and create a high, uniform level of data protection across the EU fit for the digital era was given their final approval by MEPs yesterday.
As a result of Ireland’s increasing cutural and ethnic diversity, employers have hired and continue to hire employees from a variety of countries and with differing religious backgrounds. Here are a few answers to frequently asked questions.
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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.
The Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 was enacted to give effect to directive 2008 The operative Section of the Act is Section 6 which provides that an agency worker for the duration of his/her assignment with a hirer…
The general position is governed by the Organisation of Working Time (Determination of Pay for Holidays) Regulations 1997 (the “Regulations”).
In the Republic of Ireland an employee who satisfies the legal qualifying criteria has a right not to be dismissed unfairly. In general, protection against unfair dismissal stems from the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1997-2007 (the Acts) and the Protection of…