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Arthur Cox
The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that employers are required to set up systems to measure daily working time.
Ireland
Maples Group
Updated Guidance for Employers in Ireland.
Arthur Cox
The Government has announced today that schools, colleges and childcare facilities will close as part of the response measures to the COVID-19 virus.
Walkers
In this advisory, we examine the possible impact on sick pay, illness benefit, remote working, lay-off and/or short-term working and unpaid and paid leave.
Arthur Cox
In this briefing we examine the potential liability for employers in relation to accidents involving employees driving home after working long hours.
Ius Laboris
This article provides guidance for employers in Ireland on dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
Arthur Cox
With three cases of novel coronavirus ("Covid-19") now confirmed in Northern Ireland, employers are likely to see a rise in employees wanting to work from home ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
How do I handle it? We are in the tourist sector and concerns around the Coronavirus have led to one employee questioning whether they can object and refuse to service persons of a certain nationality, ...
Maples Group
As many countries, including Ireland, are stepping up preparations in the event that the Coronavirus outbreak continues to unfold, in this update, we look at the preparations that employers in Ireland should be making ...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
We have an employee who was absent from work due to a shoulder injury. They have been certified by their GP as being fit to return to work to do lighter duties.
Matheson
As of this morning, 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation ("WHO") has assessed the global risk for the Coronavirus as a "high risk".
Ronan Daly Jermyn
A common issue that arises for Irish employers is dealing with and managing employees who are suffering from alleged work related stress.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
As reported by journalist Amelia Heathman in the Evening Standard recently, anxiety is a growing issue in the UK. According to AnxietyUK, one in six adults experience some form of "neurotic health problem"
Ronan Daly Jermyn
With some of Ireland's worst storms in years having caused floods and wind damage across the country, employers are facing absenteeism,...
Arthur Cox
Employers owe both a common law and statutory duty to ensure the health and safety of their employees. But how extensive is this obligation and when are employees responsible
Ronan Daly Jermyn
We have an employee who has been on long-term sick leave and wishes to return to work on Monday. We are concerned about their fitness to return to normal duties and wish to delay their return.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Our organisation has just become aware that one of our employees has a medical condition which we believe makes them unsuitable to work in our particular working environment.
Walkers
The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the "Act") provides protection for workers (which includes employees, contractors and agency workers) who report a "relevant wrongdoing" in the workplace.
Walkers
Given the health and safety risks which might arise in the case of any breach, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 creates strict liability obligations for employers
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ensuring that employees get suitable rest breaks is vitally important in maintaining a happy and healthy workforce. However, the reality for employers is that it can be difficult to provide employees
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