European Court advocate general, Pedro Cruz Villalón, said the Data Detention Directive should have defined the principles that govern the setting of minimum guarantees for access to and use of the collected data.

An EU directive that requires telecoms and internet providers to store data on phone and email traffic for two years is a serious interference with ci(...)

New legislation to be published today to address problems with defined benefit pension schemes cannot be retrospectively applied to funds that have ru(...)

 Former Waterford Crystal workers, at the UNITE rally outside Leinster House, calling on the government to protect the workers’ pension entitlements.Legislation is a welcome and long overdue effort  by State but will no doubt face legal challenges

Over four years after Waterford Crystal closed its doors, leaving its workers without a job or most of their pension benefits, the Government finally (...)

The European Court of Justice will today issue a legal opinion on a landmark case involving an Irish teacher who claims she was unfairly denied paid adoption or maternity leave following the birth of her child through a surrogacy arrangement.

The European Court of Justice will today issue a legal opinion on a landmark case involving an Irish teacher who claims she was unfairly denied paid a(...)

“It was hard-fought and hard-got,”  said one former Waterford Crystal worker. “I do hope the Government will act sooner rather than later and not waste any more taxpayers’ money.”

Despite 39 years of work during which he paid about €78,000 in accumulated pension contributions, Seán Maher was looking at a pension of €50 to(...)

Waterford Crystal workers celebrate  the court ruling  at the old factory site yesterday. Photograph:  Mary Browne

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Ireland failed to implement an EU directive designed to protect the pensions of e(...)

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