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Further Learning in Employment Law

Further Learning in Employment Law

We are delighted to offer graduates of the Professional Diploma in Employment Law the chance to attend a number of update lectures in 2023.  Graduates of the Diploma may register at the booking link below to attend the following lectures in the 2023 Diploma programme:

1 February 2023: Practice and Procedure before the WRC and Labour Court (Kevin Roche BL)

This lecture will include an examination of developments since the Supreme Court decision in Zalewski, including the enactment of the Workplace Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 and the adoption of the Labour Court Rules 2022.

1 March 2023: Protected Disclosures (Dr Lauren Kierans BL)

This lecture will examine the changes to the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 brought about by the implementation of Directive 2019/1937/EU through the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022.

30* March 2023: Gender Pay Equality (Dr Sara La Huerta)

This lecture will examine the Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 and the Employment Equality Act 1998 (Section 20A) (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations (S.I. No. 264 of 2022).

5 April 2023: Organisation of Working Time (Anthony Kerr SC)

This lecture will include an examination of recent decisions of the CJEU on the status of “standby/on-call time” (Case C-344/19, Radiotelevisija Slovenija; Case C-107/19, Dopravni) and annual leave entitlements (Case C-214/16, King; Case C-684/16 Shimizu; Case C-385/17, Hein; Case C-120/21, LB).

12 April 2023: Workplace Privacy (Cathal McGreal BL)

This lecture will include an examination of the implications for workplaces of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the decisions of the ECtHR in Barbulescu and Lopex Ribalda.

Lectures will generally take place on Wednesday evenings between 18:00 and 20:00 in the Sutherland School of Law (*Note: 30 March is a Thursday).   The cost to attend an individual lecture is €250 or €1000 for all five.   Register below to attend or if you have any queries please email (opens in a new window)lawdiplomas@ucd.ie.

UCD Sutherland School of Law

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.