Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 09/12/2011

Posted in : Weekly Review of Developments on 9 December 2011 Issues covered:

"Turn over now. These are the questions you've all been expecting." No wonder kids do so well in exams nowadays. Here is the cheat-free news...


1. Asbestos and Damages
2. Workplace Deaths Increase
3. Hurry Up on Pensions Reforms
4. Let me Share Something with You
5. Holiday? You Haven't Earned it Yet
6. Type of Disability Affects Employability
7. Agency Workers in Ireland
8. Employment Cases in the Media
9. Case Law

NOTE: Case law section essentials this week - High Court rules government can use lower index to calculate public sector pensions; and the Supreme Court rules that a rest period is any period that is not working time and, therefore, employers can insist annual leave is taken

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