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Kate Muldowney - Intern Testimonial

By nclcadmin Thursday, 21st June 2018 | 0 comments
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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.

CLM publishes new Casebase report on a decision to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment

By janeosullivan Tuesday, 5th December 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Blog, Cases, News.
CLM publishes new Casebase report on a decision to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment   Title of Payment: One Parent Family Payment Keywords: One Parent Family Payment-Overpayment- Debt owed to the Department of Social Protection - Retrospective assessment – Appeal – Intreo Centre This case relates to a review of a decision made in 2004 to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment (OPFP), and the decision eleven years later to commence recovery of that overpayment by way of involuntary deductions from her Jobseekers Benefit claim. In October 2015 the claimant sought the assistance of Kerry MABS (MABS). In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014, MABS wrote to the Department of Social Protection (the Department) on her behalf, requesting all records relating to the decision that had the effect of raising the debt. 

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