Anne Lyne

Anne Lyne

Whistleblowing protection to expand in Europe

Whistleblowing protection to expand in Europe

On April 16, the European Union Parliament adopted the Directive on the Protection of Persons Rep...

Employment Matters: retirement age update

Employment Matters: retirement age update

While contractual compulsory retirements are still permitted in Ireland, since January 2016 all r...

While law lags behind, we must define employment in the sharing economy

While law lags behind, we must define employment in the sharing economy

Employment law in Ireland has not kept pace with change

Employment matters Protecting trade secrets

Employment matters Protecting trade secrets

A new EU directive on trade secrets may have an impact on whistleblowing legislation here

Retirement age must be justified

Retirement age must be justified

With longer life expectancy, workers are willing to stay in the workforce for longer

Are we really minding the gap on gender pay?

Are we really minding the gap on gender pay?

While David Cameron wants to end the pay difference within a generation, the gulf between men and women is widening in Ireland

Tread carefully when supplying a reference

Tread carefully when supplying a reference

You have no legal duty to give a reference, but if you decide to, you must be accurate and truthful

2015: an eventful year for Irish employment law

2015: an eventful year for Irish employment law

The year just ended was a very busy one for Irish employment law

Employment matters: How much is too much to know?

Employment matters: How much is too much to know?

Vetting practices which are considered standard practice abroad can be illegal here

No matter the pay packet, equality applies to all

No matter the pay packet, equality applies to all

Employment matters:

The grey ceiling: working beyond 65

The grey ceiling: working beyond 65

The “black hole” in many private pension schemes, when taken with the fact that people are li...