Suspensions, Fair Procedures and Injunctions
Des Ryan BL will examine recent decisions and developments in the areas of suspensions, fair procedures and injunctions and provide his insight/thoughts on the impact of these decisions and developments on the employment landscape.
An Age-Old problem: Mandatory Retirement
Brendan Kirwan SC will look at the law in relation to mandatory retirement ages, as recently considered in the case of Mallon v Minister for Justice, now under appeal to the Supreme Court. Brendan will consider the impact of domestic and EU legislation in this area and look at practical considerations where an employer seeks to adopt a standard, mandatory retirement age.
The European Union (Transparent & Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations (the “Regulations”) – What Employers Need to Know
Catriona McKeating, Solicitor, Ibec, will provide a practical overview of the Regulations, focusing on how the Regulations amend existing pieces of employment legislation, particularly in relation to terms that must be included in written contracts of employment and the introduction of new obligations regarding probation and parallel employment. Catriona in considering the impact of the Regulations will also discuss some of the most frequent issues facing employers.