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August 2020 Newsletter

Employment Law
The Court of Justice of the European Union...

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the agreement covering the transfer of EU citizen’s personal data to the US as of 16th July 2020.

Case Law
Case Law - Reviewed under the WRC

  • Recent High Court Decision highlights the rights of Employees during probation

  • Employee awarded €60,000 as Employer failed to make reasonable accommodation

HR Helpdesk
Can an Employee refuse to return to work...

Due to the pandemic lockdown and the Employee’s reluctance to return to the workplace, Employers are faced with a number of unprecedented and unforeseen challenges. While, normally, an Employee refusing to attend work would be fair grounds for disciplinary, during the pandemic, the advice is to take a slightly different approach.