In this episode of KC Connect, Ibec experts Muireann McEnery and Ciar Murtagh discuss two recent Labour Court decisions dealing with claims of discrimination on the grounds of age by individuals who wished to remain in employment past their normal retirement age. In both of these cases, the Employers were successful and they provide interesting take-aways for employers.

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Ep. 18  /  KC Connect

Ibec HR Update Survey 2023 

Fiona Higgins and Stephen Driver discuss the findings of this year’s HR update survey including key insights into pay and resourcing as well as trends relating to HR priorities and investments, learning and development, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DE&I), Hybrid and flexible working, ESG and Wellbeing..

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Ep. 17  /  KC Connect

Seasonal employment law update - Autumn 2023

Join Linda Reid, Senior Employer Relations Executive and Briana Duffy, Employer Relations Executive, for an update during a busy time of year from an employee relations and employment law perspective.

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Ep. 16  /  KC Connect

Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

Linda Reid, Senior Employer Relations Executive and Nichola Harkin, Head of Employment Law Services, provide listeners with a practical view of the new rules relating to breastfeeding breaks and leave for medical care purposes.

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Ep. 15  /  KC Connect

The challenges and frequently asked questions around mandatory retirement age

Ibec experts Kevin Feighery and Aoife McFadden discuss challenges employers have in both fixing mandatory retirement ages and managing requests for longer working against the backdrop of imminent reform.

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