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Decrease in Personal Injury Claims in 2020 due to impacts of pandemic

The latest Annual Report from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) highlights a significant drop in the number of applications it received in 2020, mainly due to the impact of Covid-19.

HSA Disability Guidelines 2021 - Health and Safety Authority
The HSA have recently published an employer’s guide to implementing inclusive health and safety practices for employees with disabilities.
Equal Status Acts 2000-2018 and the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015

Minister Roderic O’Gorman has recently announced a comprehensive review of Ireland’s Employment Equality and Equal Status Acts.

New Statutory Sick Pay Scheme Announced

Leo Varadkar TD, announced further details last week regarding a new bill,  the General Scheme of the Sick Leave Bill 2021 ,to give all workers the right to paid sick leave.

Work Safely Protocols – what employers need to know

As businesses across the country begin to re-open, the Government has issued its latest advice and guidance for employers contained within the Work Safely Protocols, which is updated from the initial version published in November 2020.

Tánaiste signs new Code of Practice on the Right to Disconnect

From today, employees have the right to disconnect under the new Code of Practice signed by An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Employment, Leo Varadkar.