Entries by D1ll0n_adm1n

Important case-was the employee a creditor of the company?

IMPORTANT CASE WHICH ESTABLISHES WHETHER AN EMPLOYEE WAS A CREDITOR OF A COMPANY   In a recent decision made by the Court of Appeal a Winding up Order previously made by the High Court was annulled.   In the High Court Ms. Justice Pilkington concluded that an employee who claimed that he was owed back […]

Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely

  Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely Measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 will involve more people working remotely than usual. Below are some tips to keep personal data safe when working away from the office. Devices Take extra care that devices, such as USBs, phones, laptops, or tablets, are not lost […]

Covid 19 and Employers Obligations

  Covid 19 and Employers Obligations Employers have a statutory obligation under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to ensure that employees are provided with a safe working environment. We will consider below how employers can fulfil this obligation.   Be Fully Informed Employers should ensure they follow all advice and guidelines […]

The Irish Government’s emergency coronavirus bill

  The Irish Government’s emergency coronavirus bill The Government has published a Bill “to make exceptional provision, in the public interest and having regard to the manifest and grave risk to human life and public health posed by the spread of Covid-19”. The Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) […]

COVID-19

Corona Virus   As you are all aware we are all embroiled in the challenges of dealing with Covid-19. As things stand, we remain open for business and will do so until such time as it is not feasible or safe to do so. Some of our staff are working remotely and the numbers working […]

Commercial Tenancies

    Commercial Tenancies   The Landlord and Tenant Amendment Act 1980 (as amended) regulates the landlord and tenant relationship which confers certain “reliefs” on a tenant. These protect the tenant by giving them some form of relief where their business has been located in a certain area and they may be required to move. […]

Recent Settlement in a personal injuries case by Dillon Solicitors

    Recent Settlement in a personal injuries case by Dillon Solicitors Dillon Solicitors recently achieved an excellent settlement for a client in a personal injuries case. Our client had entered a petrol station to pay having filled his car with fuel but upon entering the store, he slipped suddenly and without warning on a […]

Enforceability of Mediation Agreements

  Enforceability of Mediation Agreements   On the 1st of January 2018 the Mediation Act, 2017 commenced. The Act was passed to encourage more disputes to be referred to mediation and in this regard introduced the following new initiatives:-   Solicitors are to provide advice and information in relation to the issuing of proceedings in […]

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2019

  The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2019 Definition of Industrial Relations Act 1990 –   “Employer” means a person for whom one or more workers work or have worked or normally work or seek to work having previously worked for that person; “Trade dispute” means any dispute between employers and workers which is connected with […]

RECENT CASE HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCESSES TO BE FAIR

  RECENT CASE HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCESSES TO BE FAIR   In a recent case in the Labour Court of Ibrahim Salah -v- RCI Callcentre (Ireland) Limited the Labour Court overturned a decision of the Workplace Relations Commission and awarded a sum of €20,000.00 to the Applicant who had been dismissed from his […]