Richard Grogan: Dismissed pregnant workers should bring equality claims instead of unfair dismissal claims
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates considers recent cases illustrating the different means of recourse for pregnancy-related dismissal.
Published 31 July 2019
Audrey Whyte, associate in the employment, immigration and reward team at Lewis Silkin in Dublin, writes on a recent Labour Court decision.
Published 29 July 2019
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a case concerning maternity leave.
Published 26 July 2019
Legislation providing for the phased introduction of eight additional weeks of unpaid parental leave has been brought into force.
Published 25 July 2019
Embassies cannot rely on diplomatic immunity to prevent workers from bringing claims under Irish employment law, the Labour Court has said.
Published 25 July 2019
New legislation aims to tackle the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), also known as confidentiality clauses, in the workplace – including those being used to cover up sexual harassment, racial discrimination and assault.
Published 22 July 2019
Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates clarifies some key points on the law of disability discrimination.
Published 18 July 2019
A school has lost its appeal against the finding that a teacher who signed a “fixed term” contract two years after she began teaching in the school was unfairly dismissed when her contract was terminated.
Published 9 July 2019
Employers will be banned from counting workers' tips as part of their contractual wages under new Government plans.
Published 8 July 2019
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A man who accepted a job as a minibus driver for a charity had his job offer withdrawn a month later on the basis of his age, despite having submitted at least five documents displaying his date of birth in the application process.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