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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - October 17th, 2019

Parent’s Leave and Benefit Bill…

The Parent’s Leave and Benefit Bill 2019, (Bill) will entitle each of the working parent of the new-born…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - July 31st, 2019

Significant ruling from UK Supreme…

The Supreme Court in the UK recently handed down a landmark judgement in which…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - June 30th, 2019

Further proposals to criminalise for…

The private members Bill the Organisation of Working Time (Workers’ Rights…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - June 4th, 2019

Legislative Update

On the 22nd May, the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019 was signed into law and introduce…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - January 31st, 2019

AMENDMENTS TO WORKING TIME REQUIREMENTS…

On Thursday 20th December 2018, Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - October 1st, 2018

The increasing significance of work-life…

There has been increasing legislative activity in both Ireland and the EU this year regarding the issue of “family-friendly” employment…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - August 13th, 2018

Why minister should first check…

Why minister should first check up on contract law if axe is to fall on O’Brien

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - June 1st, 2018

Significant changes made to ‘zero…

Last week a number of significant amendments to the Employment (Miscellaneous) Bill were agreed to. These amendments appear to be big

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - March 29th, 2018

New Sectoral Employment Order for…

The Sectoral Employment Order (Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector) 2018 (“SEO”) has been signed into law

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - February 8th, 2018

The Mediation Act 2017 came…

The Mediation Act 2017 came into effect as of 1st January 2018. The prime objective of the Act is to promote mediation as an effective and efficient

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - February 8th, 2018

Retirement Code of Practice published…

The issue of mandatory retirement age remains an extremely contentious issue both legally and politically. The increasing number of age

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - December 21st, 2017

Transparency under the General Data…

The EU Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has recently published guidelines on the obligation of transparency concerning the processing of

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - December 1st, 2017

High Court compels Defendant to…

On 24th November 2017 Ms Justice Baker in the case of Susquehanna International Group Limited v Daniel Needham (2016 No.3300P)

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - November 1st, 2017

WRC awards €16,640 for victimisation…

On 6th October 2017, the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) issued a decision (ADJ- 00005899 – An Employee v. A Transport Company)

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - November 1st, 2017

The limitations of an Employer’s…

The limitations of an Employer’s duty of care to its employees was recently confirmed by the High Court decision of Mr Justice Bernard J. in Fagan v.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - June 15th, 2017

New entitlement to legal representation…

Employers should take note of the recent decision of Justice Eagar in Lyons v. Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board [2017] IEHC 272

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - April 19th, 2017

AOC guidelines for employers in…

The Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the “Act”) was introduced to give protection to all workers who makes a protected disclosure

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Developments - March 16th, 2017

Collective bargaining in Non-union companies

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (the “2015 Act”), which came into force on 1 August 2015, was implemented to address

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