Matheson’s Employment Law podcast series in which Bryan Dunne, Head of Employment at Matheson, discusses the latest developments in Irish employment law. The podcasts are a key resource in keeping up to date for HR practitioners, employment lawyers and international employers with employees in Ireland.
Episode 44: COVID-19 Update on remote working, return to work planning and HR issues.
In this episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series, Head of the Matheson Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group, Bryan Dunne will share with you a recording of a recent webinar we ran for clients, as part of a series on Covid-19 HR issues. On this occasion, Geraldine Carr, one of our employment partners, led a discussion on some of the key trends coming up regarding remote working and also return to work planning.
The issues covered include:
Health and safety issues including provision of home-working equipment/allowances, managing mental health and wellbeing of remote workers and practical steps to help employers discharge this duty.
The working time compliance issues, noting that the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 applies to employers in the same way regardless of whether working remotely or in the office.
The data privacy concerns that employers are facing now in dealing with employees on long-term remote working.
Episode 45: will be returning to the normal format and will review interesting decisions issued in recent weeks in regard to reasonable accommodation following the Nano Nagle Supreme Court decision from last year and how the WRC is now applying it.
In this episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series, the Matheson Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group shared their insights into the common pitfalls in implementing redundancies for employers via the first Employment Law Masterclass webinar platform. The Group considers the process and procedure for effecting redundancies and collective redundancies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series, the six Employment, Pensions and Benefits Group partners discuss what they see as the key themes and issues for Irish employers into 2020. This includes mandatory retirement ages in light of the RTE decision and now that it has become an election issue, the CBI SEAR proposals for regulated financial services firms, the anticipated Nano Nagle Labour Court decision on reasonable accommodation, and pensions auto-enrolment.
In this episode Bryan Dunne, Head of Employment at Matheson, discusses the Supreme Court judgment in the Daly and Nano Nagle case. This deals with the question of just how far an employer is required to go in providing reasonable accommodation to an employee with a disability in the workplace.
In this episode of the Matheson Employment Law Podcast Series Bryan Dunne, together with other specialists in the Matheson employment law and pensions practice look at the key employment, corporate immigration and pensions and benefits issues that clients have been focussing on in their Brexit planning or need to be aware of. This includes the ongoing status of the common travel area between Ireland and the UK, converting UK law governed European Works Councils to Irish law and dealing with contracts in place with UK service providers for Irish pension arrangements.
In the latest episode of Matheson’s Employment Podcast Series, Bryan Dunne asks the question can an employer be held liable for the deliberate disclosure of 100,000 employees’ data by a rogue employee.