Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 28/10/2011

Posted in : Weekly Review of Developments on 28 October 2011 Issues covered:

Here's an idea: get someone to recommend abolition of unfair dismissal rights altogether and suddenly a qualifying period of two years won't seem so extreme. A bit farfetched, we know, but stranger things happen at this time of year. Here is the news...


1. Employment Information Changes
2. Unfair Dismissal? No need!
3. Act Your Age
4. In Ireland, We Do It This Way
5. No Freedom
6. Give Me What I Want
7. Alcohol, Work and Productivity
8. Employment Cases in the Media
9. Case Law

NOTE: Case law section essentials this week - Court of Appeal rules that employers cannot be held vicariously liable for acts of victimisation against whistleblowing employees by other employees.

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