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Linda Hynes writes for Legal Island: The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 - does it go too far?
Press16 July 2018
In an article for Legal Island, Linda Hynes discusses the new Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 and what it means for employers.
Lewis Silkin named ‘Law Firm of the Year for Labour, Employment & Pensions’ by Who’s Who Legal Global Guide 2018
Press Release09 May 2018
This global recognition follows last year's accolade of our employment team being named ‘the most highly nominated European firm’ by Who’s Who Legal in 2017.
30 April 2018
According to latest statistics, claims of age discrimination made up 14% of cases raised by members of the public to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (“IHREC”) under Irish employment legislation. Compulsory and contractual retirement ages in particular have become an increasing area of litigation in Ireland in recent times.
Press Release29 March 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the establishment of a new office in Dublin and the expansion of its role within Ius Laboris, the world’s leading employment law practice.
28 March 2018
At the end of 2017, the Workplace Relations Commission published a Code of Practice on Longer Working (the “Code”). The Code contains guidance for employers and employees on managing the run up to retirement and dealing with requests to work beyond retirement. This has been an area of increasing focus for employers over recent years as the proportion of older workers continues to rise.
28 March 2018
Here’s what you need to know about the six key differences between employment law in Ireland and the US
Inbrief05 March 2018
This Inbrief provides a whistle-stop tour of the most important Irish employment law issues, from the beginning of the employment relationship through to its conclusion.
Inbrief30 August 2017
European Works Councils are the only legally-mandated bodies for transnational information and consultation with employees in the world.