The Irish public may be casting their vote in another divorce referendum next year, following the Government’s acceptance of Fine Gael TD Josepha Madigan’s Bill last April, which proposed a reduction in the waiting time for a divorce from four years to two. The change will require a constitutional referendum. Under current law, couples must.
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The Government is to ban zero-hour contracts in the majority of cases with the introduction of new employment legislation, which also aims to strengthen workers’ rights for those on insecure contracts and variable hour work arrangements. The Minister for Employment and Social Protection Regina Doherty stated that the new legislation would significantly improve the employment.
A man has been awarded over €35,000 in damages in Dublin Circuit Civil Court as a result of an incident that occurred in an IKEA car park in 2016 in which the man banged his head off of a low height advertising sign. Patrick Sweeney, a 58-year-old environmental scientist from Terenure, Dublin, told Judge Jacqueline.
In recent weeks, large numbers of accusations of sexual harassment and abuse have been levelled against high-profile actors, directors, musicians, and sports stars. The accused individuals have been condemned for using their positions of power and influence within their respective industries to attack, coerce, manipulate, and sexually harass vulnerable co-workers. The scandals which have emerged.