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Kate Muldowney - Intern Testimonial

By nclcadmin Thursday, 21st June 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Blog, News.
Kate Muldowney is a third year undergraduate student of Human Rights Law, English and Political Science at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway. This year, Kate spent three months interning with us here at CLM Northside.  She assisted with our representation cases, with research and with our law reform and policy work and gained an insight into the workings of a busy community law centre.  We would like to wish Kate all the very best in the rest of her degree and in her career, and thank her most sincerely for her work.

Retirement and Fixed-Term Contract Guidelines

By nclcadmin Friday, 4th May 2018 | 0 comments
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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’) has published new Guidelines for employers and employees. These seek to ensure that older workers, who wish to continue in employment, are not discriminated against in workplaces in Ireland.

FREE Know your rights talks throughout May

By nclcadmin Monday, 9th April 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Know your rights talk.
Community Law & Mediation (CLM) is an independent, community-based organisation in Coolock. CLM works to empower individuals experiencing disadvantage by providing free legal (representation, advocacy and advice), mediation and information (including education) services. At a national level, we seek to have a wider impact through our campaigns for law reform and by acting as a resource for other advocacy organisations  

Family Rights Advocacy Course- QQI Level 6

By nclcadmin Thursday, 18th January 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Education, Courses 2018.
Family Rights Advocacy Course- QQI Level 6 This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation affects relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.   Students who successfully complete this course will be able to;   • Outline definitions of family to include those in Irish Legislation • Identify the functions of the Irish Courts in relation to families • Outline the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families • Discuss current issues in relation to rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families. • Research information relevant to families to include rights entitlements and available supports.

CLM publishes new Casebase report on Carer's Allowance

By richellaoregan Wednesday, 13th December 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: News.
CLM has today published a report concerning a mother's entitlement to Carer's Allowance in respect of her teenage son. Casebase is the only database of Social Welfare Appeals decisions in Ireland, with the aim of providing the public and community organisations with access to decisions of the Social Welfare Appeals Office.

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