August 2011

Employment Protection Clauses

Since 2004, every employment agreement must contain an Employment Protection Clause, to protect the employee in the event of the employer merging or selling its business.  A recent judgment of the Employment Court serves as a warning that these clauses must provide meaningful protection and not just pay lip service.

Employment Relations Authority Practice Note

The Employment Relations Authority has released a Practice Note, explaining the process and the rules which it will follow when investigating matters brought before it.