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WRC Orders Re-Engagement Rather than Re-Instatement for Unfair Dismissal Due to Employee’s Failure to Mitigate his Loss & Delay in Lodging His Claim

WRC Orders Re-Engagement Rather than Re-Instatement for Unfair Dismissal Due to Employee’s Failure to Mitigate his Loss & Delay in Lodging His Claim

Published: 30 Jul 2021

In the recent decision ofJohn Tyrell v Toga Freight Services Ltd, ADJ-00029338,Adjudicator Breffni O’Neill determined that the remedy of instatement was not appropriate in circumstances where the Complainant had delayed five months from the date of dismissal to lodge his complaint with the WRC and also due to his inadequate attempts to mitigate his loss since his dismissal. Therefore, the Complain...

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Update On Irish Employment Legislation

Update On Irish Employment Legislation

Published: 30 Jul 2021

The Government has recently published theGeneral Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill 2021. The Bill aims to complement the existing EU Whistleblowing Directive and enhance the already existing legislation on Protected Disclosures. The Bill proposes to. Read the full article here.

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Employee Awarded Compensation For A Procedurally And Substantially Unfair Dismissal

Employee Awarded Compensation For A Procedurally And Substantially Unfair Dismissal

Published: 30 Jul 2021

Leah Buckley -v- Maracrest Ltd The Windmill Nursing Group At Ferbane Nursing Home. Facts: The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a healthcare assistant on 17/10/2017. A visiting GP reported an incident, an interaction between the Complainant and a resident on the 15/07/2019. Read the full article here.

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Today's Rates & Market News

Today's Rates & Market News

Published: 29 Jul 2021

Markets EUR/GDP For the past five months, EUR/GBP (euro – pound sterling) has moved flawlessly within the confines of a descending channel, a technical pattern composed of two downward sloping parallel lines – an upper trendline that represents resistance and a lower one that marks support. With the sell-off that sprung last Wednesday, price has retreated towards the lower limit of the bearish for...

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Compliance Management - The 12-Month Compliance Challenge

Compliance Management - The 12-Month Compliance Challenge

Published: 29 Jul 2021

Episode 1: “How do you eat an elephant?” How do you eat an elephant? “Piece by piece” is the answer you’ll find in career guides and project-management handbooks. This wisdom is especially relevant to the establishment and implementation of a risk-based compliance program. If you work on compliance issues within a company, you probably know a thing or two about this. You know that your company nee...

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STARTING A BUSINESS IN AFTERMATH OF COVID

STARTING A BUSINESS IN AFTERMATH OF COVID

Published: 26 Jul 2021

We are living during a strange time in history. In a matter of a few short months, our way of life has changed on a global scale. Businesses have had to change the way they operate in response to the coronavirus epidemic and it is certain that because of these changes things will never be the same. So, what does this mean for entrepreneurs who wish to start a business? Should they even bother taki...

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Romania: Protection of Whistleblowers Soon Mandatory

Romania: Protection of Whistleblowers Soon Mandatory

Published: 23 Jul 2021

By Dr. Raluca Oprișiu, LL.M. Eur. Integration, Avocat (Attorney at Law RO) Following the whistleblower directive[1] (to be implemented by 17.12.2021 by all member states), companies with more than 50 employees need to elaborate protection measures for whistleblowers, i.e. anonymous persons who report illegal activities. Romania is now discussing the implementation law in an active debate with NGOs...

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Some Pointers for International Franchisors Entering the Australian Market

Some Pointers for International Franchisors Entering the Australian Market

Published: 21 Jul 2021

By Nina Rossi, Principal Lawyer, DC Strategy Lawyers International retail and service concepts are, even with COVID-19, looking at the Australian market as a new market. With such interest it is important to understand the Australian market, as there are specific and often more complex legal issues to consider that apply, particularly in Australia. Why Choose Australia? Australia has a diverse, hi...

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