Gig economy update: The UK Supreme Court decision in Uber v Aslam and others
Recent years have seen the rapid global emergence of the "Gig Economy". This change in the labour market has led to a flurry of judgments, which have addressed the employment status of gig economy workers. In this soundbite Triona Sugrue, Knowledge Lawyer, examines the recent high profile UK case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others against the background of Irish employment law.
On probation and not performing? Fair procedures not required says the Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal has issued a landmark decision on dismissals during probation, overturning the High Court's decision in O'Donovan v Over-C Technology Limited and Over-C Limited. Listen to Triona Sugrue, Knowledge Lawyer for an overview.