Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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COVID-19: Subsidy, Lay off and Redundancy (Ireland)

COVID-19: Subsidy, Lay off and Redundancy (Ireland)

This is an interim update on developments now that further emergency legislation, Bill to Protect Jobs and Tenants and Support Healthcare Professional ...

COVID-19 Response: Update on sick pay for employees and self-employed in Ireland

COVID-19 Response: Update on sick pay for employees and self-employed in Ireland

On Monday 9 March the government announced that the next phase of Ireland’s Covid-19 response includes enhanced illness benefit. This seeks to limit a ...

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 – update on key changes – part 2

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 – update on key changes – part 2

In the second article in our series of on this legislation, (our first article is available here) we highlight some common queries regarding banded ho ...

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 – update on key changes

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 – update on key changes

Recent legislation on employment terms was heralded as "one of the most significant pieces of employment legislation in a generation".  In practice, i ...

Sexual harassment – the WRC highlights lessons for employers

Sexual harassment – the WRC highlights lessons for employers

The Workplace Relations Commission ("WRC") annual report for 2018 contains a potentially surprising statistic that, although in general the number of ...

Gender Pay Gap – an Irish perspective

Gender Pay Gap – an Irish perspective

Gender Pay Gap – an Irish perspective Gender equality has been at the forefront of recent news, including the #metoo movement with particular emphasis ...

Workplace Relations Commission - Update on Key Changes

Workplace Relations Commission - Update on Key Changes

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 was for the most part commenced with effect from 1 October 2015. All employment and discrimination cases (other than ...