McDowell Purcell (now Fieldfisher Ireland) hosts seminar entitled ‘Employment Law Review of 2018’

February 26, 2019

Our most recent Employment seminar took place this morning (26th February) entitled ‘Employment Law Review of 2018 and What’s in Store for 2019’ in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin.

McDowell Purcell (now Fieldfisher Ireland) Employment Partners Barry Walsh and Julie Austin covered various topics such as:

  • An update on challenges to mandatory retirement, auto-enrolment and a review of the Code of Practice on Longer Working introduced by the Workplace Relations Commission.
  • An update on the right to legal representation in internal disciplinary investigations following the Court of Appeal decision in 2018 in Irish Rail v McKelvey.
  •  Gender Pay Gap Reporting.
  • Zero hours contracts and the Employment (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 2018 which will come into force in March 2019.
  • Developments in data protection for HR Managers including a review of the Court of Appeal decision in the Morrison’s payroll data breach case.
  • Sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement.

We have written related articles on the subject matter, all of which can be accessed through our blog.

For further information please contact a member of our team.

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