Construction Registered Employment Agreements are back!

While now called Sectoral Employment Orders (SEO`s), the National Agreements previously binding the Construction Employers and their workers, until the Supreme Court “Camlin” Decision in May 2013, are back. The relevant Order signed by Minister Pat Breen, named the Sectoral Employment Order (Construction Sector) 2017 (the “Order”), took effect from …

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Repetitive Stress Injury Claim and previous health conditions

The case of Richard Steer v Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland [2017] IEHC 577 clearly demonstrates the depths to which a Court must go in assessing a Plaintiff`s medical history in Repetitive Stress Injury Claims to ensure that the defendant employer is not blamed for all of the Plaintiff`s symptoms.

Dishonest Personal Injury Claims get dismissed

A warning to those who make Dishonest Personal Injury Claims: If you are a Claimant in a Personal Injuries Claim arising from an accident, whether it is a Road Traffic Accident, a Factory or Workplace Accident or otherwise, and you exaggerate your injuries to the Court you are likely to …

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Employers Beware: Suspend at your peril

Where an employee appears to have committed a serious breach of conduct employers will often suspend first and ask questions later. The assumption appears to be that once it is emphasized to the suspended employee that this is not a finding of guilt but only a temporary removal during an …

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