Focus on Policy
When conflict and difficult situations occur it is vital that they are managed in a professional way so that relationships do not break down. By developing the ability to obtain positive outcomes from conflict situations productivity can be maintained and need for mediation reduced.
This QQI accredited Level 6 course will give students a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and employment law in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of employment law and understand how legislation impacts on the employment relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and documents relevant to the area of employment law. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.
CLM Limerick launched a new information leaflet on Homelessness – a guide for people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes on Tuesday 9th October 2018 at the Court of appeal, School of Law Library, Glucksman Library, University of Limerick.
As part of events to celebrate Mediation Awareness week (8th to 13th October 2018), CLM’s Keave O’Donnell talked to John Healy - on Near FM’s Northside Today - about Mediation Awareness Week 2018. You can listen to the podcast here.
Community Law & Mediation together with Northside Partnership announce a series of Free Information Sessions which will take place in Raheny library.
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 impacts on relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop skills in reflection and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace. Students will also develop their advocacy skills.
This QQI accredited Level 6 course offers information providers, advocacy workers and anyone with an interest in housing a broad introduction to housing services and policy in Ireland. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.
Find out here how to contribute to Casebase, the only database of social welfare appeals decisions in Ireland!
We are pleased to advise you of our upcoming Housing Law & Policy course. The course will commence on the 10 September 2018. This 12 week on-line course is delivered jointly by CLM Limerick and the University of Limerick.
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.
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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.
CLM publishes its written Submission to the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Make Work Pay for People with Disabilities Report 2017