The Workplace Relations Act 2015 - One Year On A full day conference will be held in the UCD School of law in conjunction with the Employment Law Association of Ireland on Saturday, 1 October 2016. This will be an excellent conference with an array of eminent speakers, as well as a full report on the ELAI Survey on the operation of the WRC. ELAI members can avail of a reduced conference fee of €100 for a full day conference. For details please see https://www.ucd.ie/law/newsandevents/events/theworkplacerelationsact2015-oneyearon/
UPCOMING EVENT on Legal Privilege and In-house Counsel:
ELAI will host an event entitled "Legal privilege and in house counsel". These issues will be discussed in the context of employment law. The seminar will be delivered by our overseas guest Paul Epstein QC and Kevin Kennedy from McCann Fitzgerald.
NOTICE OF AGM 2016
Notice of Annual General Meeting 2016
ELAI's AGM will be held at the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 7th April 2016 at 6.30pm. Delighted to announce that our guest speaker will be Alex White, SC and Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, who will give us an interesting reflection on:
"Election 2016 - what now for Employment Law and the Irish Workforce?"
Following our very successful seminar at A&L Goodbodys on the Workplace Relations Act last year, we will hold our second event outlining the changes to the Workplace Relations Rules and Procedures at 6pm on Wednesday 10 February 2016.
The ELAI made a submission to the UK Employment Lawyers Association on the reform of UK dispute resolution structure. The ELAI provided a comparative perspective of recent developments in Ireland as follows:
The seminar regarding the recent legislative changes in Collective Bargaining, is due to take place on 3 December 2015, between 6 – 8 pm. In attendance at the seminar will be John Douglas, General Secretary of Mandate Trade Union & Maeve McEwee of Ibec in what promises to be a lively debate of the topic.