Budget 2016 saw new parental leave entitlements being announced. Statutory paternity leave of two weeks was announced and is to take effect in September 2016. This will… Read More »Parental Leave and Parent’s Leave-New Statutory Leave for Parents
A contract of indefinite duration (CID) is similar to a permanent contract but is not defined in statute. It arises by operation of law under… Read More »Are You Entitled to a Contract of Indefinite Duration? Employed on Successive Fixed Term Contracts?
Yes, it’s tough. Being an employer in Ireland is difficult because there is a huge body of employment law which places onerous obligations on the… Read More »Attention Irish Employers-Do You Make These 13 Expensive Mistakes in Your Workplace?
It’s easy to get health and safety wrong, isn’t it? Especially if you are an employer. The employer’s duties for work safety in the workplace are very… Read More »The Safety Health and Welfare Act 2005-What It Means for Employers
The Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 impose stringent requirements on the data kept by employers about employees and in particular in respect of sensitive… Read More »Data Protection in Employment Law in Ireland-the Essentials