Transfers of Undertakings in Ireland

Employment Rights

Transfers of Undertakings in Ireland cover

Transfers of Undertakings in Ireland

Employment Rights


The only book devoted to employment rights in Ireland on the transfer of undertakings and includes a comparative analysis with TUPE in the UK.

This title also covers: a detailed analysis on relevant jurisprudence from the European Court of Justice to January 2011, what constitutes a transfer, the law on outsourcing, identifying the identity of the true legal employer, changing terms and conditions of employment, the relevance of existing collective and other employment agreements, employee representation, cross-border transfers, transfers within the public sector and the implications of transfers from insolvent organisations.

Table of Contents

1 Purpose of the Acquired Rights Directive; 2 What is an Undertaking? 3 What is a Transfer?; 4 Outsourcing; 5 Insourcing; 6 A National Court's Application of the Directive; 7 Who is the Employer?; 8 Automatic Transfer of Employment Obligations; 9 Varying Conditions of Employment; 10 Privatisation; 11 Pensions; 12 Collective Agreements; 13 Employee Representation; 14 Due Diligence; 15 Insolvency; 16 Information and Consultation; 17 Transfer-Related Dismissals; 18 Data Protection; 19 Employment Injunctions; 20 UK TUPE Regulations.

Product details

Published 30 Jun 2011
Format Hardback
Edition 1st
Extent 552
ISBN 9781847668646
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Eugenie Houston

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