Ireland

Ireland appeal court judgment restricts use of injunctions in dismissals

The country's Court of Appeal's judgment restricts the circumstances under which an injunction against dismissal can be granted to an employee.

Germany's capital, Berlin

Germany’s jobless figures better than anticipated

8 Jan 2021

Europe's largest economy reports better than expected jobless figures despite renewed lockdown.

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Ireland closes backdoor EU route for City law firms

10 Dec 2020

Many of the City's largest law firms had spent thousands qualifying lawyers for Irish practice hoping for EU access.

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Ireland: Four changes for HR and payroll teams in 2021

8 Dec 2020

As HR and payroll teams in the Republic of Ireland prepare for the new tax year, Personnel Today looks at...

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UK slips down global gender equality rankings

17 Dec 2019

The UK is falling behind in a global index of gender equality according to the World Economic Forum. In 2019 the UK ranked 21st in the WEF global index...

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Ireland on track to end zero-hour contracts

14 Dec 2018

The Irish government has said it will end most zero-hour contracts in the country by summer as its Employment (Miscellaneous...

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How smartphones can land employers in the dock

13 Aug 2018

Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...

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Employment law in Ireland

Six interesting facts about employment law in Ireland

17 Mar 2016

Employers in the Republic of Ireland have to pay a contribution of employees’ earnings to a national training fund and...

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Pub workers in Ireland feel health benefit from smoking ban

18 Apr 2007

Pub workers in Ireland are healthier as a result of a ban on smoking in workplaces, imposed in 2004, research...

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Ireland ready to legislate to overcome the bullies

28 Sep 2004

The Irish Government has indicated it will bring in stronger legislation to
combat workplace bullying if a new body set...

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