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Redundancies, Fair Selection and Equality Issues

July 15, 2020
The recent spate of tech layoffs have highlighted that we are facing uncertain times ahead. We may very well see knock-on effects of the tech slowdown in Ireland in other industries. When a firm is announcing redundancies, it cannot be a one size fits all. This article is an overview of some issues employers need […]

#METOOPAY” Convergence of sexual harassment and equal pay claims

October 25, 2019
Since the Weinstein scandal broke in October 2017 and the advent of the #MeToo movement, there has been an ongoing discussion about sexual harassment. The increased awareness may have resulted in employers realising they needed to get ahead of what is a problem both inside and outside of work. It is evident that responses by […]

Restrictive Covenants-Tillman v Egon Zehnder LTD

July 15, 2019
The UK Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, the first employee competition case to reach the UK’s Supreme Court in over a century. While this looks like a decision which is favourable to employers with loosely drawn restrictive covenants, employers need to continue to be careful […]

Innangard Report on Employee Status and Consequences of Worker Misclassification in Key Jurisdictions

February 6, 2019
An Innangard report and top tips on Employee Status and consequences of worker misclassification in key jurisdictions. https://www.ccsolicitors.ie/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Worker-Classification-Report-06.02.2019-Final.pdf

An Innangard report on sexual harassment in key jurisdictions

April 17, 2018
An Innangard Report on Sexual Harassment in key jurisdictions including a cultural and legal assessment of the different jurisdications and top tips, policies and procedurees for International Employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. https://www.ccsolicitors.ie/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Final-Sexual-Harassment-Report-17.04.2018.pdf

Receivership does not affect a subsisting contract-of employment

May 20, 2017
On 29 March 2017, CC Solicitors were successful before the Court of Appeal in (Conor Brennan v Irish Pride Bakeries (In Receivership) [2015 No. 547], a case which reiterates that a receivership does not affect a subsisting contract of employment and that receivers are not endowed with different and/or additional powers to an employer in […]