Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014

In the recently published Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014 which was launched on April 23rd, a range of new employment permits for those looking to work in Ireland are to be created. These permits are designed to make the employment system more flexible and Ireland "the top global location" for [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:59+00:00April 24th, 2014|Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014, latest news|Comments Off on Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014

Date of Dismissal is Date Statutory Notice Expires – NOT date notification of appeal decision

Many employees may be confused as to the date of dismissal for the purposes of the Unfair Dismissal Acts where they have been given the right of appeal in relation to a decision to dismiss. In Michael Gaboor v NYD Limited UD 2436/11, MN2435/11, RP2968/11 and WT 973/11 the Tribunal [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:59+00:00April 14th, 2014|Appeal, Appeal Hearing, Disciplinary Hearing, Disciplinary Meetings, Employment Appeals Tribunal Decisions March 2014, Investigation, latest news, Litigation, Unfair Dismissal|Comments Off on Date of Dismissal is Date Statutory Notice Expires – NOT date notification of appeal decision

Investigation and disciplinary hearing conducted by same person not fatal

In the recent case of Brendan O'Callaghan v Dunnes Stores UD 54/2012, MN 25/2012, WT 14/2012 the Employment Appeals Tribunal ruled that it could not be said that "having the investigation and disciplinary hearings conducted by the same person was a flawed and unfair procedure". Background The claimant commenced employment [...]