Wednesday 19 November 2014

Important Information for People returning to the Employment Market.

Dear Readers,

If you have recently returned to the employment market, after a period of absence it is important to note that there has been some significant changes to employment law in Ireland.

This information, will also be of benefit to employers, to ensure that they are up to speed with new changes also.

Hudson Solicitors, Dun Laoghaire will be posting regular blogs, advising of employment law updates and changes in Ireland.

Protection of Employment (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 offers additional protection to workers employed through agencies. The important point of this legislation is that it ensures employees are treated equally,on a par with other permanent staff members. It effectively ensures and affords agency employees or workers , with the same protections, as if they were employed directly by the Company itself and not placed there by an agency.

Please view the act above for full details.

Protected Disclosures Act 2014: The purpose of this Act is to counteract any penalties and persecution of employees, who report wrongdoing in the workplace. It is in essentially another protection for employees, to counteract white collar crime in our society.

Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014 This act was introduced in 2014 and it sets out 9 different types of employment permits that can be obtained now and it also changes certain criteria as to how to obtain them.

For more employment law updates, please follow our blogs on our website;

Hudson Solicitors, Dun Laoghaire.