Employment Claims

Employees-the Facts You Should Know About Employers’ Insolvency

Employers’ insolvency. Disaster for you as an employee. An employer’s insolvency causes huge problems for employees, especially in relation to arrears of pay, holiday pay, sick pay, and notice entitlements. The insolvency can fall into one of a number of categories e.g. has a receiver, liquidator, or examiner been appointed? The appointment of an examiner …

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Injunctions and the Contract of Employment in Ireland-What You Need to Know

  What is an injunction? It is a Court order restraining a person from carrying out a specific act or requiring him to perform such an act.   In employment law the use of an injunction where there is a threatened or actual dismissal has increased in the last few decades. And its use is …

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The Employment Appeals Tribunal Annual Report for 2012-The Essentials

Every year the Employment Appeals Tribunal produces a report of its activity in preceding years. The Tribunal has just published its report for 2012. The top 6 categories of case referred to the Employment Appeals Tribunal in 2012 were: 1. Unfair dismissal          31% 2. Redundancy             …

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Attention Irish Employers-Do You Make These 13 Expensive Mistakes in Your Workplace?

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 employer. In fact, many small employers think the deck is stacked against them. They see reports in the media about employees getting payouts for a wide range of claims. The …

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