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New EU Employment Regulations 2023

27 January, 2023

New Regulations Introduce Changes to Probationary Periods, Exclusive Employment, Mandatory Training, Predictable Working Hours and Terms of Employment. On the 16th of December 2022, the Government announced the introduction of the European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022 (the “Regulations”). The Regulations create significant changes in Irish employment law, which are relevant to […]

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Changes to the Payment of Wages Legislation in relation to Tips and Gratuities

21 November, 2022

The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 (the “Act”) will come into effect from 1st December 2022. This will see employees given greater legal rights and certainty over the payment of tips and gratuities. Employers have been given the intervening time to prepare themselves and their businesses for the change in the […]

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Tips and Gratuities: New Law signed by the President to Protect Employee Tips.

25 July, 2022

 The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 (the “Act”) has now been passed by the Oireachtas and was signed by the President on the 20th of July 2022. While regulations are awaited to give effect to the Act, the Act is important as it aims to ensure that where tips are given that […]

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Gender Pay Gap: The Regulations have finally been published and give guidance to employers on how to comply with their obligations with regards to Gender Pay Gap Reporting.

7 June, 2022

The Gender Pay Gap (Information) Act 2019 (the “Act”) came into effect in July 2021, amending certain provisions of the Employment Equality Act 1998. The Act provided for regulations to be made to require employers to publish certain information on the gender pay gap in their business. The Regulations The Employment Equality Act 1998 (Section […]

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Irish government announces new public holiday

19 January, 2022

The government announced today, its intention to create a one-off public holiday on Friday 18 March 2022 in recognition of the efforts of the general public, volunteers, and all workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in remembrance of people who lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From 2023, there will be a new […]

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