Solicitor Gwendolen Morgan has been appointed as registrar to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).
Published 27 March 2020
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates argues that Irish employers should not take advantage of the new temporary wage subsidy scheme introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 26 March 2020
The High Court has refused an appeal from a determination of the Labour Court taken by an employee who claimed that he was being disciplined for having made protection disclosures.
Published 23 March 2020
Anne Lyne, partner at Hayes solicitors, has been appointed as chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI).
Published 20 March 2020
Jason O'Sullivan, solicitor and public affairs consultant at J.O.S Solicitors, offers a practical guide to Irish businesses on steps to take in preparation for the coronavirus crisis.
Published 12 March 2020
Joanne Hyde, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland, examines a recent Irish court ruling on Sunday work.
Published 4 March 2020
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at an employment issue of particular significance as coronavirus fears grip Ireland.
Published 27 February 2020
A solicitor who was constructively dismissed by the new owner of a firm she had worked in for over 10 years has been awarded €13,300 in the Workplace Relations Commission.
Published 19 February 2020
High Court: Labour Court erred by conflating the issue of wages 'properly payable' with the issue of whether there had been a deduction
The Labour Court must reconsider a case involving a Tesco employee who was not paid in accordance with the terms of his contract.
Published 18 February 2020
High Court: Worker loses appeal against finding that communication was a grievance and not a protected disclosure
A man who argued that he was unfairly dismissed from his employment after making a “protected disclosure” has lost an appeal against the Labour Court’s finding that, in stating that his work was causing him pain, his communication was an expression of grievance and not a protected disclosure.
Published 17 February 2020
Business and employees in the Mid-West Region can access a full range of Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) services locally following the formal opening of a new regional services office in Ennis.
Published 12 February 2020
A Spanish company that stopped paying employees during smoking breaks has won a case in the country's high court.
Published 12 February 2020
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates looks at two recent tax appeal cases which have thrown existing practices to claim tax relief on employment awards into disarray.
Published 6 February 2020
Gardaí have gained access to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Labour Court to resolve industrial relations disputes.
Published 3 February 2020
A man who was dismissed from his position at a call centre in Cork has been awarded €20,000 in the Labour Court.
Published 27 January 2020