Consumer Protection Guidelines for Contracts for Care in Nursing Homes

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission have recently published consumer protection guidelines in respect of contracts of care for those in long term residential care services Residents of nursing homes have consumer rights regardless of whether they pay all or some of the costs of their care. The attached link [...]

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Disability Discrimination

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has welcomed the decision by the Workplace Relations Commission in the case of a man who successfully challenged his dismissal from employment because he experienced discrimination on the grounds of his disability. In this case Mr. Stephen Dunne was dismissed from his work [...]

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Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019

The Government has recently published the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019. A full copy of the Act is available here. Amongst the changes proposed are: A new paid Parental Leave Scheme that allows parents to take two weeks paid leave each during their child’s first year (expected from November 2019) [...]

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