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16/12/2004 Back to top

Annual Inflation increases to 2.9% in November

Inflation

Be safe at Christmas

Safe Place of Work

Disputes relating to the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act, 2001

Part-time Workers

Onus of proof in the Employment Appeals Tribunal

Dismissals

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Bill, 2004

Health and Safety

Working Time: Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Working Time

Workplace bullying and harassment: some practical tips

Bullying and harassment
02/12/2004 Back to top

Cases relating to employment status

Contracts for Service

Personal Injuries Assessment Board - PIAB

Health and safety

Some tips on persuading and influencing others

Training and Development

The Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act, 2004

Maternity leave

Unfair dismissal cases in the Labour Court

Dismissals

Violence in the workplace

Violence
19/11/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation increases to 2.7% in October

Inflation

Disputes relating to trade union recognition

Trade Union Recognition

Fair procedures must be observed in dismissal cases

Dismissals

The EU Constitution and the Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Constitution

Working time rules in relation to medical practitioners

Working Time
29/10/2004 Back to top

Annual Inflation falls to 2.5% in September

Inflation

Cases relating to sick pay schemes

Sick Pay

Influenza vaccination: the right time to think about it

H & S - risk management

Onus of proof in constructive dismissal

Dismissals

Pensions: the latest company headache

Pensions

Trade union recognition: new developments: part two

Trade Union Recognition

Union membership: a mixed perspective for the future

UK news
14/10/2004 Back to top

A selection of unfair dismissal claims

Dismissals

Absence: a summary of IBEC’s survey

Absenteeism

Cases relating to pension schemes

Pension Schemes

MBNA – Ireland and Europe’s ‘best company to work for’

Work Practices

Parental leave: possible amendments to the rules

Parental leave and force majeure leave

The elusive Lisbon Agenda

Working Time

Trade union recognition: new developments – part one

Trade Union Recognition
30/09/2004 Back to top

Are stock options remuneration? – Part three

Remuneration

Average earnings in industry

Average earnings

Cases relating to promotion and demotion

Promotion

From Treaty to Constitution: EU rules and social policy

EU Constitution

Slight decrease in annual inflation in August

Inflation

The significance of fair procedures

Dismissals
16/09/2004 Back to top

Alternative duties for employees who develop a disability?

Disabled Workers

Are stock options remuneration? – Part two

Remuneration

Cases where the fact of dismissal was in dispute

Dismissals

Childcare in Ireland in 2004

Childcare

More people at work as population passes four million

Economic Trends

Sick pay schemes in the Labour Court

Sick Pay
02/09/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation rises to 2.7% in July

Inflation

Are stock options remuneration? - Part one

Remuneration

Cases relating to gross misconduct

Gross misconduct

New equality legislation now in place

Equality

Supreme Court rules on contract of or for service

Contracts for Service

The Labour Court hears allowance/expenses claims

Allowances
29/07/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation rises to 2.3% in June

Inflation

Cases involving annual leave

Annual leave and public holidays

EQUAL in Ireland

Social Policy

Evidence of improved workplace relations?

UK news

Selection for redundancy

Redundancy

Teamworking: an overview – part two

Team Working

The employment of ex-offenders – part two

Ex-offenders
15/07/2004 Back to top

A review of the Employment Agency Act, 1971

Employment law

An overview of teamworking – part one

Team Working

Dismissal and the Labour Court

Dismissals

Good news on disputes, redundancies and jobless

Industrial Relations

Performance issues in the EAT

Absenteeism

Safety Health and Welfare At Work Bill, 2004

Health and safety

The employment of ex-offenders – part one

Ex-offenders

Training for diversity

Social Policy
30/06/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation rises to 1.7% in May

Inflation

Britain’s role in Europe

UK news

Incompetence and incapability at the EAT

Dismissals

Labour Court cases relating to health and safety issues

Health and Safety

Public service pay agreement

Public sector pay

Sustaining Progress: a summary of private sector proposals

National Agreements

The Asian wave – part two

Globalisation
17/06/2004 Back to top

Cases of bullying and harassment in the Labour Court

Bullying and harassment

Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998

Social Policy

Dangers of driver fatigue

H & S - safe systems of work

Disputes relating to the fact of dismissal

Dismissals

European Works Council Directive

Social Policy

Increase in redundancies: 2,240 notified in May

Industrial Relations

Mobile phones and careless driving legislation

Health and Safety

Negotiators agree on text for work-related stress

Social Policy

Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB): a summary

Health and Safety

Short-time work and lay-off – a practical overview

Work Practices
03/06/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation running at 1.4% in April

Inflation

Building partnerships in unionised workplaces

Partnership

Disputes relating to productivity and change

Productivity

Noise in the workplace

H & S - risk management

Payment of Wages Act, 1991

Payment of wages

The Asian wave - part one

Globalisation
20/05/2004 Back to top

Equal treatment under part-time workers legislation

Employment Equality

Expansion of the European Union: can Europe’s employment market increase wellbeing?

UK news

The Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act, 2001

Part-time Workers

Workplace transport: a safe approach

H & S - safe systems of work
06/05/2004 Back to top

Cases relating to inability to pay

National Agreements

Cases relating to unfair dismissal

Dismissals

Depression in the workplace

Employee Welfare

Good compliance with smoking ban to date

Health and Safety

Launch of national retail occupational qualifications

Social Policy

Limited room for manoeuvre on pay

National Agreements

Mobile phones - suggestions for safe use

Health and safety

Payment of wages: evolution to statute from barter and truck

Payment of wages

Public service pay and the national pay talks

Public sector pay
22/04/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation falls to 1.3% - lowest rate since July 1999

Inflation

Coaching: the most effective route to sustainable change?

Training and Development

Disputes relating to occupational injury

Sick Pay

Onus of proof in constructive dismissal

Dismissals

The continuing expansion of workplace relations

UK news

The Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy

Social Dialogue
08/04/2004 Back to top

Average earnings in industry

Average earnings

Developments in the commercial semi-state companies

Industrial Relations

Disputes regarding discrimination

Employment Equality

Fair procedures vital in dismissal cases

Dismissals

How to use your laptop safely and comfortably

H & S - risk management

Public service pay: an update

Public sector pay

Rise in days lost to industrial disputes in 2003

Industrial Relations

SP: second phase a single-issue discussion

National Agreements

Working time rules and the transport sector: part 3

Working Time
24/03/2004 Back to top

A healthy lifestyle to reduce stress

Health and safety
23/03/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation rate 1.7% in February, lowest in four years

Inflation

Cases relating to payment of wages

Payment of wages

Latest labour market figures

Economic Trends

With one bound they were free: a Conservative renaissance

UK news

Working time rules and the transport sector: part 2

Working Time
12/03/2004 Back to top

Acquired Rights Directive: new decision could affect catering companies

Employment law

Alcohol and drug testing policies

Drug testing

Constructive dismissal: onus of proof on the employee

Dismissals

Migrant workers -the evolving debate

Migration

Need for training of managers on bullying/harassment

Social Policy

Trade union recognition: an up-to-date sample

Trade Union Recognition

Working time rules and the transport sector: part 1

Working Time
26/02/2004 Back to top

Annual inflation falls to four-year low of 1.8% in January

Inflation

Cases relating to differentials in pay

Differentials

Consultants defer threatened industrial action

Industrial Relations

Disabled workers: the employer’s obligations – part two

Disabled Workers

EAT claimant prepared letter of resignation before meeting

Industrial Relations

Manual handling risk assessments

H & S - risk management

When breach of trust occurs

Dismissals
12/02/2004 Back to top

Disabled workers: the employer’s obligations – part one

Disabled Workers

Disturbance compensation cases at the Labour Court

Disturbance Compensation

Employment trends and strategies for the future

European and international

HR planning: gatecrash the party

Human resources

Selection for redundancy demands careful procedures

Redundancy

The Equality Bill 2004: changes proposed to the 1998 Act

Equality
29/01/2004 Back to top

Allowance claims taken to the Labour Court

Allowances

Almost 28,000 notified redundancies in 2003

Industrial Relations

Annual inflation rate in 2003 was 3.5%

Inflation

Average industrial hours and earnings

Average earnings

Disputes relating to unfair dismissal

Dismissals

E-working: the pros and cons

Work Practices

Hot-work: the health and safety aspects

H & S - safe systems of work

Make work pay – IBEC Director General

Economic Trends

Proposed changes to the Employment Equality Act, 1998

Social Policy
15/01/2004 Back to top

Disputes relating to absenteeism

Absenteeism

Disputes relating to bonus schemes

Bonus/productivity

Infocons Directive must foster flexibility

Employment law

Psychological contracts – a key to motivating staff

Employee Welfare

Reality check for industrial earnings and employment

Economic Trends

Safety inspections: where to start

Safe Place of Work

Towards closer international policy integration

General

Unions on "last chance" over essential services codes

Industrial Relations

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