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Paid 2 Weeks Parents Leave

 Parents Leave and Benefit Bill 2019 On the 1st November 2019, first time legislation pertaining to Parents Leave came into effect by virtue of the...

Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2019: 8 Weeks Additional Leave

Parental Leave Amendment Act 2019 Current Parental Leave legislation provides that an employee is entitled to avail of up to 18 weeks unpaid...

Alastair Purdy & Co advises in sale of Leading Insurance Broker

Alastair Purdy & Co are delighted to have been involved as lead solicitors in the Sale of Murray & Spelman to Arachas Corporate Insurance...

Workplace Relations Act Set to Overhaul Employment Law Procedures

The process for resolving employment disputes will be drastically changed later this year as the Workplace Relations Act comes into force. The Act will hopefully bring an end to the lengthy delays between initiating a claim and getting it heard, which have become a...

Whistleblowers – To Be Granted Protection Under New Legislation

New legislation has been introduced to offer legal protection to those who wish to report concerns over wrongdoing in the public and private sector. The Protected Disclosures Act will provide protection to all employees, including contractors, trainees and agency...

New Collective Bargaining Proposals

The proposal which was agreed by the Coalition parties obliges companies to negotiate with workers, but not necessarily with trade unions. This is an interesting compromise in the long battle that has been waged on the sticky issue of compulsory trade union...

Prenuptial Agreements

As such prenuptial agreements have been on the increase where couples wish to be as honest as possible with each other before they marry.  A prenuptial agreement can help couples begin their marriage with an honest disclosure of their respective financial positions...

Leave Entitlements in Surrogacy Situations

The first of the above mentioned cases was an Irish case, Z v A Government Department and the Board of Management of a Community School (C-363/12). In said case Ms Z applied for adoptive leave but was refused same since there is no express provision in Irish...

Compulsory Retirement Age

The Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2011, duly prohibits discrimination in the work place on the grounds of age, however, section 34 (4) of the said Acts, expressly provides that “it shall not constitute discrimination on the age ground to fix different ages for the...

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