Specialist employment law practice CC Solicitors has announced the appointment of Claire Dawson as partner in the firm.
Published 17 June 2019
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the law around time limits in the Workplace Relations Commission.
Published 6 June 2019
A man who accepted a job as a minibus driver for a charity had his job offer withdrawn a month later on the basis of his age, despite having submitted at least five documents displaying his date of birth in the application process.
Published 22 May 2019
An employer which dismissed a man because of his dyspraxia has been ordered to pay €15,000 in compensation, the equivalent of 18 months' pay.
Published 16 May 2019
New websites for the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Labour Court have been launched.
Published 14 May 2019
Eight additional weeks of parental leave will be introduced on a phased basis after the Seanad approved Government amendments to the Parental Leave (Amendment) Bill 2017.
Published 9 May 2019
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a case concerning the dismissal of an employee involved in criminal activity.
Published 2 May 2019
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) experienced its busiest year yet in 2018, with a 20 per cent increase in number of hearings and almost twice as many face-to-face mediations than the year before, new figures reveal.
Published 30 April 2019
A former lecturer at Trinity College Dublin who was made redundant at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year has been awarded €6,144 after it was found that he was unfairly dismissed.
Published 26 April 2019
Legislation requiring employers to publish details of the gender pay gap in their workforce has been published.
Published 9 April 2019
Workplace Relations Commission: Farmer with multiple sclerosis awarded €31,000 in unfair dismissal case
A farmer with multiple sclerosis who was told not to come back to work until he provided his employer with a letter confirming his fitness to drive has been awarded €31,000 in the Workplace Relations Commission.
Published 8 April 2019
A woman who was unfairly dismissed and discriminated against on the grounds of her sex has settled with her former employer for an undisclosed sum.
Published 2 April 2019
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has appeared before the Supreme Court to exercise its amicus curiae function in a significant case on the rights of persons with disabilities to have reasonable accommodations made in the workplace.
Published 15 March 2019
An Employment Tribunal judge has upheld a ruling that an SNP councillor's beliefs about Scottish independence are similar to a religion.
Published 11 March 2019
The spouses and partners of highly-skilled workers coming to Ireland from outside the EEA will now have immediate and full access to the Irish labour market without the need for an employment permit.
Published 6 March 2019