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Where is the NRFA with the Matzak Cases?

Over the last few weeks, we have been keeping in touch with Alastair Purdy & Co. regarding the ongoing cases with regards to Matzak. Below is the latest update on where things stand, a huge develo...

EU Law

Matzak case update

At the time of writing, some of the test cases have now taken place, and there are naturally a lot of questions being asked. Hopefully this article will explain a little bit more about it all, and whe...

kepak

€7,500 award for worker who dealt with emails out of hours

A number of members having been asking for a better understanding of the Working Time Act and also about the case of a Kepak worker who received €7500 for having to work outside of working hours. Here...

Alastair Purdy

Alastair Purdy – NRFA’s Legal voice

Over the next couple of months, weeks, even days, we the NRFA and members are going to have many items that will require legal attention and advice from someone who knows and understands Employment La...

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Firefighter left waiting as local authority fails to attend WRC hearing

A Firefighter, who shall remain nameless, was left waiting after his local authority failed to be represented at a recent hearing in the WRC, Dublin. A case was taken against the local authority/ fire...