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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - December 2nd, 2019

12 Bells of Wisdom for…

Each year without exception we are asked to advise employers about an issue that…

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

Human Rights and Equality in…

On Monday 24th June, 2019, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - January 22nd, 2019

Brexit Kicks UK Rugby Into…

Heineken Champions Cup Quarter-Finals take place on the weekend of 29 March 2019. However, four of the eight teams may be facing…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - December 14th, 2018

12 Bells of Wisdom for…

12 Bells of Wisdom for Employers at Christmas

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - September 3rd, 2018

External Email Access v. Working…

The recent Labour Court decision of Grainne O’Hara v Kepak Convenience Foods Unlimited Company which was…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - August 1st, 2018

Dramatic Last minute amendment to…

A last-minute amendment to the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 (“2017 Bill”) was made on 12th July 2018 in the Dáil…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - August 1st, 2018

Proposed Shared Maternity Leave Not…

The Shared Maternity Leave and Benefit Bill 2018 (the “Bill”), which was introduced on 12th July 2018, seeks to provide a new right to…

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - May 2nd, 2018

Are you prepared to be…

Employers need to be careful about campaigning that may occur by its employees leading up to the Constitutional referendum.

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - March 30th, 2018

IRFU & Ulster Rugby Must…

In light of the public and social media outburst of opinions about the verdict and evidence from the criminal rape trial the IRFU and Ulster Rugby

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Anne O'Connell Solicitors
Insights - February 28th, 2018

The Government Appears to finally…

The Ballydoyle racehorse training operation has appealed a Labour Court ruling regarding excessive working hours for stable staff. On 5th January 2018

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

Golden Dale Trading as Ballydoyle…

The Ballydoyle racehorse training operation has appealed a Labour Court ruling regarding excessive working hours for stable staff. On 5th January 2018

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

The end of zero hour…

On 5th December 2017 Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection published the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

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

Employer’s Failure to be pro-active…

Facts. This case was an appeal against the decision of an Adjudication Officer who held the claim made by Pauline O’Connell against her former employer

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

First Sectoral Employment Order –…

The Sectoral Order (Construction Sector) 2017 (the “Order”) came into effect on 19th October 2017. It is important to have a look at the details of the order

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

Zero-hour contracts are not as…

In May of this year the Cabinet approved draft legislative proposals aimed at tackling casualisation, precarious work and low-hour contracts.

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

WRC determine that termination at…

The WRC upheld a bookkeepers claim of discriminatory termination when her employer terminated her contract on reaching the age of 66.

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

AOC Overview of Irish Employment…

This overview gives an introduction to the principal areas of employment law which affect business in Ireland.

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

The importance of a comprehensive…

Recent case law has highlighted how the lack of a social media policy can have disastrous consequences for employers.

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

Employment Permits – Useful Tips…

Non-EEA nationals require employment permits to work in Ireland. It does not grant a person entry into the country.

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