Employment law

Employment lawyers to offer pro bono assistance to horse-racing industry workers

A specialist employment law firm has offered pro bono legal assistance to workers in the horse-racing industry who it says have suffered from a new change in the law.

Published 6 February 2019

John Kelly: What should employers do about criminal offences outside work?

John Kelly, solicitor at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, explores the response of employers to criminal offences committed outside of work.

Published 5 February 2019

Dublin lawyer Richard Grogan calls for Irish review of use of NDAs

Dublin employment lawyer Richard Grogan has called for a review in Ireland of the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases, The Times reports.

Published 4 February 2019

Law firm ordered to compensate woman sacked because of her age

A law firm has been ordered to pay nearly €26,000 to a woman who was dismissed because of her age, The Irish Times reports.

Published 4 February 2019

Workplace Relations Commission: Bus company directed to reinstate driver who was unfairly dismissed

A bus company has been directed to reinstate a part-time school bus driver whose contract of employment was terminated in August 2017.

Published 11 January 2019

Workplace Relations Commission: Man who was bullied at work awarded €26,000

A man who was subjected to bullying by a senior member of staff has been awarded €26,000 in compensation in the Workplace Relations Commission.

Published 9 January 2019

Sexist school uniform rules could be challenged in Workplace Relations Commission

Employment lawyer Cathy Maguire has suggested that schoolgirls could challenge sexist uniform rules through the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), the Irish Independent reports.

Published 7 January 2019