Mick came in to see me last week. He had had enough. ‘Enough is enough’, he barked. Mick is a small employer. Old fashioned, grim,… Read More »Employers: Don’t Make the Mistake of Looking for ‘Bullet Proof’ Contracts or Waivers
The world class racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien has recently had his problems with Irish employment law. Firstly, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), and then the… Read More »Racehorse Trainer, Aidan O’Brien, Loses Labour Court Appeal Over Working Time of Staff
50,000 workers in the construction sector were granted improved terms and conditions of employment from 19th October, 2017. The improved terms and conditions include statutory… Read More »Construction Workers Improved Terms and Conditions of Employment from October, 2017
There are huge similarities between Irish law and UK law, which is to be expected as the Irish legal system originates from the English legal… Read More »Irish and UK Employment Law-What Are the Main Differences?
An interesting case came before the the European Court of Human Rights in September, 2017. The case was the Barbulescu case and concerns the extent… Read More »Employees’ Privacy in the Workplace-Interesting Decision of the European Court of Human Rights