Employment Law


In 2024 CPD-Philanthropy provides a choice of 92 in person attendance / 'up-to-date' on demand online 1 hour & 1/2 hour course modules, within the area of Legal Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

We invite you to build your own CPD programme from CPD-Philanthropy's 2024 Legal CPD Conference, Seminar and e-Learning programme by combining modules to reflect your interest/requirement: 2024 LEGAL CPD PROGRAMME

Course module descriptors state aims/learning outcomes, content, net duration and availability.

Please note:

  • Additional 2023 - 2024 module descriptors and updates are being uploaded on an ongoing basis. 
  • Legal course modules are designed to comply with the annual CPD requirement for Solicitors (25 hours Legal CPD). 
  • This directory of course modules provides an overview of current & discontinued lectures which CPD-Philanthropy has provided since 2015.

Employment Law - An update December 2024 (Click link for more information)

Module descriptor will be uploaded shortly. To book this lecture please click the link above.

Developments in Employment Law - An update December 2023 (Click link for more information)

The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Act 2023, was signed by the President on 3 April 2023. This one hour lecture examines the implications of the Act as well as delivering an overview on some of the latest superior court cases on employment law.

The Employment Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 (Click link for more information)

The 2018 Act brings about a number of changes to existing pieces of employment legislation including a new requirement for a 5 day statement to be given to employees, the prohibition of zero hour contracts and minimum payment entitlements for employees.

Developments in Employment Law - An update December 2022 (Click link for more information)

During the course of the Covid 19 pandemic, there have been a number of developments in Employment Law, including significant legislative developments and changes regarding the  use of Judicial Review Proceedings and Isaac Wunder Orders.

Employment Law post Zalweski – An update December 2021 (Click link for more information)

The recent 2021 Supreme Court case of Zalewski fundamentally changed the manner in which claims are heard in the WRC. This one -hour lecture gives a general overview on current employment law and practice and procedure, and it refers to practical strategies which can be utilised in litigation. It analyses the Zalewski case and explains how the outcome of the case affects the manner in which practitioners will now present cases before the WRC. The lecture also deals with Protected Disclosures and recent case law on that topic.

Employment Law II - An update December 2020 (Click link for more information)

With the onset of Covid-19, employers and employees faced a whole new set of challenges. This one hour lectures deals with some of the issue which arose as a result of the global pandemic as well as giving a round up on other new developments as well as upcoming legislative changes.

Employment Law I - An update December 2018 (Click link for more information)

Bullying and harassment cases have seen a sharp incline in recant years with the advent of the #metoo movement and a growing awareness about the adverse effects of workplace bullying on employee’s mental health. This one-hour lecture sets out how such claims can be brought, the time limits and the potential damages which a successful claimant might expect to receive. The lecture also touches upon rights and responsibilities surrounding protected disclosures along with the recent law on workplace suspensions.

The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture deals with the latest developments in relation to protected disclosures. 

Paternity Leave & Benefit Act 2016 (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture deals with the changes brought about by the recent paternity leave act. 

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 (Click link for more information)

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 was enacted in May 2015 and commenced in October 2015. It makes significant changes to the law in relation to employment disputes and it provides for the abolishment of The Employment Appeals Tribunal and The Rights Commissioner, among other bodies, in order to create a more streamlined procedure for employment disputes in Ireland. The Act provides for the creation of The Workplace Relations Commission and make alterations to present time limits for instituting challenges. LOGO 11