National Minimum Wage (Low Pay) Commission Bill 2015

The Government have recently published the National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Bill 2015, the purpose of which is to amend the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the Low Pay Commission to advise on setting a national minimum [...]

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Important High Court Decision on Point of Law Payment of Wages Act 1991 – Case remitted to the Employment Appeals Tribunal

The recent case of EARAGAIL EISC TEORANTA v ANN MARIE DOHERTY, BRENDAN McGINLEY, EVELYN BOYLE, GAVIN McGINLEY, GERARD HARDY, JOHN McGINLEY, JONATHAN BYRNE, JOESPH BYRNE, JOSEPH DOHERTY, KEVIN BRESLIN, LIAM GALLAGHER, MARTIN GILLESPIE, MARY GAZLEY, MARY TUBRIDY, MICHAEL J. KENNEDY, MICHAEL O’DONNELL, NIGEL O’ROURKE, ROGER McSHANE, SEAMUS DOHERTY, SINEAD HAMILTON, [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:28+00:00June 15th, 2015|Appeal, Contracts of Employment, Deduction and Reduction, Employment Appeals Tribunal, High Court, Labour Relations Commision, latest news, McKenzie, Payment of Wages Act 1991|Comments Off on Important High Court Decision on Point of Law Payment of Wages Act 1991 – Case remitted to the Employment Appeals Tribunal

Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2015 Published

The Government has this week published the Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2015 a copy of which can be accessed here. The purpose of the Bill is to provide equality for employees of education, medical and other services under the direction of religious organisations. Section 37 of the Employment Equality Act [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:28+00:00June 11th, 2015|Discrimination, Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2015, latest news, Litigation|Comments Off on Employment Equality (Amendment) Bill 2015 Published

Workplace Relations Act 2015 to Commence on 1st October

Minister Bruton announced yesterday that the Workplace Relations Act 20115 will be commenced on 1st October 2015. In essence the far reaching reforms will see the existing employment rights and industrial relations rights bodies merged to form two bodies, the Workplace Relations Commission which will deal with all cases in [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:28+00:00June 9th, 2015|Employment Appeals Tribunal, Equality Tribunal, Labour Relations Commision, Litigation, Workplace Relations Act 2015|Comments Off on Workplace Relations Act 2015 to Commence on 1st October

Workplace Relations Act 2015 – No.16 of 2015

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 has recently been signed into law and is one of the most important pieces of legislation to come into the employment law arena in recent years. The Act is intended to make provision with respect to the resolution, mediation and adjudication of disputes and complaints [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:28+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Employment Appeals Tribunal, Equality Tribunal, Labour Relations Commission, latest news, Litigation, Workplace Relations Act 2015|Comments Off on Workplace Relations Act 2015 – No.16 of 2015

Licensing of Private Investigators Mandatory from 1 November 2015

It has recently been announced that with effect from 1st November 2015, contractors providing security services as a private investigator will require a licence from the Private Security Authority ("PSA") which is an independent statutory body under the aegis of the Department of Justice and Equality with responsibility for licensing [...]

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