Employment Law

At Gaffney Solicitors, Employment Law is one of our key focus areas. See below for details of our areas of expertise

  • Atypical work arrangements (part time, fixed term, job-sharing, flexible working, home-working, etc)
  • Bullying, Harassment and Victimisation – Dignity at Work
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Dismissals, Disciplinary and Performance management
  • Drafting, reviewing and revising Employment Contracts, Staff Handbooks and Employee handbooks
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Employee Privacy and Whistleblowing issues
  • Employment Equality, Discrimination and Equal Status issues
  • Employment Agencies and Agency Workers
  • Equal Pay
  • Executive Service Contracts
  • Executive Severance Packages
  • Harmonisation of employee terms and conditions
  • Health and Safety
  • High Court litigation and employment injunctions
  • Immigration and employment permits (work permits, intra-company transfers and green cards)
  • Industrial Relations Acts
  • Information and consultation
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Organisation of Working Time
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Payment of Wages
  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • Post-termination restrictions, non-compete and non-solicitation clauses
  • Protective leave
  • Redundancy including collective redundancies
  • Restrictive covenant drafting and enforcement
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Strikes, lawful and unlawful picketing, secondary picketing and other forms of industrial action
  • Termination of Employment
  • Trade disputes and dealing with Trade Unions
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Unfair Dismissals
  • Workplace diversity and Discrimination
  • Representation before all employment forums in contentious matters

Administrative & Public Law, Corporate Disputes, Defamation & Privacy, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, Insolvency & Corporate Recovery, Insurance, Commercial Property, Projects & Construction, Healthcare and more….

Employment Law Updates


General Data Protection Regulation

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