James McDermott: ‘Out of office’ is not a done deal just yet
Legislation permitting employees to ask not to show up is on the way, but the right to work from home is not guaranteed for everyone
Woody Allen once claimed that in life, 80 per cent of success is simply about showing up on time. Our government disagrees with this so strongly that it is preparing legislation permitting employees not to show up.
It is the key recommendation in its National Remote Work Strategy, and will give workers the right to ask their employer to allow them work remotely. If this request is refused, the employer can be brought before the Workplace...
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Former chief scout takes legal action against Scouting Ireland
Christy McCann was expelled by the organisation after a disciplinary process that focused on governance and safeguarding standards
O’Doherty and Waters to dispute costs in their case against lockdown
The High Court awarded more than €100,000 legal costs against the activists after their failed challenge to the state over the constitutionality of Covid-19 laws
Request for report on FitzPatrick trial collapse didn’t go to watchdog
An Oireachtas committee’s request for more detail on the multimillion-euro legal action against the former Anglo chief did not proceed after Dáil ended
Bam Ireland takes €20m High Court action against National Children’s Hospital board
The construction company, which is the main contractor for the project, is going to court following an award of €20 million being made to it by an independent conciliator which the board has rejected