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All items: Contracts of employment

  • New laws on misuse of NDAs in the workplace

    Date:
    22 July 2019

    The government has announced legislation to address the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in the workplace - including clauses designed to cover up sexual harassment, racial discrimination and assault.

  • Wording of restrictive covenants comes under Supreme Court spotlight

    Date:
    23 January 2019

    Employers are being warned about the wording of restrictive covenants in employment contracts as a landmark case is heard this week at the Supreme Court.

  • Appeal tribunal rules in favour of hotel waiters over employment rights

    Date:
    4 January 2019

    Three hotel staff who were dismissed shortly after their contracts of employment began have successfully argued that they should have received a statement of employment rights, despite one worker being in their role for only six weeks.

  • New rights for agency and temporary workers revealed

    Date:
    17 December 2018

    New legislation to bolster workers' rights, including an extension of the right to a written statement of entitlements and closing a loophole that penalises agency staff, will be introduced today.

  • Ireland on track to end zero-hour contracts

    Date:
    14 December 2018

    The Irish government has said it will end most zero-hour contracts in the country by summer as its Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill completed its final stages in the Seanad (senate) earlier this week.

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