Unlawful for an employer to make an employee put in a data access request
With the signing by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances FitzGerald of Statutory Instruments 337 and 338 of 2014, the remaining sections of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the “Acts”) have now been brought into force with effect from 18 July 2014. This means that all provisions of the Acts are now in force.
Is the RP50 form now redundant?
With the abolition of the employers redundancy rebate in respect of redundancy related dates of dismissal falling on or after 1 January 2013, many HR practitioners have been asking if this dispenses with the requirement for employers to complete the RP50 form. While the completion of form RP50 is no longer a legislative requirement, ...
The Workplace Relations Act 2015 Conducting an employment rights claim
Ciaran O’Mara 09.06.2015
-The new single channel system for all statutory employment rights complaints to the Workplace Relations Commission.
-The obscurity and complexity of the new legislation.
-Mediation for all categories of claims.
-The role of the adjudicators and their qualifications and appointm...
Collective redundancies law applies to Court liquidations
Claes –v- Landsbanki Luxembourg SA Case C-235/10 Judgment of the European Court of Justice 3rd March 2011.
The European Court has handed down a very interesting ruling on the scope of the Collective Redundancies Directive 98/59/EEC which is implemented in Ireland by the Protection of Employment Act, 1977, as amended.
Data Processing Guidelines for Workplace
The forthcoming commencement of the General Data Protection Regulation and the High Court’s recent referral of the Schrems case to the CJEU highlight the ongoing importance of Data Protection issues. Peter Murphy looks at a recent opinion of WP29.
What is WP29?
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) is an indepe...
Ciaran O’Mara explores Commission proposals for Written Statement Directive
Commission proposes to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions and replace the Written Statement Directive of 1991
Proposal for a Directive on Predictable and Transparent Working Conditions 21 December, 2017
As part of the follow-u...
Member States must require employers to set up a system enabling the duration of daily working time to be measured
Judgment in Case C-55/18
CCOO v Deutsche Bank SAE, 14th May 2019, (Grand Chamber CJEU)
One of the more mundane provisions of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997, is the requiremen...