Legal

Legal news and updates on essential issues related to hr policies in Ireland

Extension of Parent’s Leave Entitlement

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by Jennifer Cashman, Practice Group Leader of Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Employment Group. The Family Leave and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 2021 (the Act”) which  entitles working...

Claim of Constructive Dismissal following WFH request refusal

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by Sarah Maher, Solicitor at Reddy Charlton LLP, Solicitors A former employee of a facilities management company has been awarded €3,712.50 in compensation by the...

Planning for a Return to the Workplace

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by Deirdre Malone, Partner with Ronan Daly Jermyn It’s one year since the first lockdown, and employers are starting to prepare for a workplace return...

Irish Regulation in Focus: Culture and Individual Accountability

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by Lorna Smith, Partner in the Dublin Financial Services Regulatory team at Maples and Calder Increasingly, there is a focus on culture and individual accountability...

Employment Policies and Training are Key

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by Maeve Griffin, Solicitor at Fieldfisher Two recent decisions by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) serve as a reminder that employers can be responsible for...

Upcoming Changes to the Pensions Regulatory Landscape

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by Ian Devlin, Partner and Head of Pensions at William Fry IORP II is set to be transposed into Irish law in the "coming months",...

Challenge of Managing Built Up Annual Leave

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by Anne O’Connell, Founder and Principal at AOC Solicitors Many employers and employees will be noticing that significant annual leave has built up over the...

Employment Law, Probation Q&A

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by Patrick Walshe, Partner in the Employment and Pensions group at Philip Lee In this article we address key questions often asked about probationary periods,...

Mandatory Retirement Q & A

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by Laura Graham, Partner in the employment law team at Reddy Charlton Solicitors In Ireland, there is no statutory retirement age at which an employee...

Courts Sound Stark Warning about Working at Height

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by Niav O’Higgins, Partner and Head of the Construction & Engineering Group at Arthur Cox In December 2020, the Health and Safety Authority published its Annual...