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Employers Questions Answered on Instagram!

Join our employment law expert Joe Bolger on Instagram Live where he will be answering questions from the Irish Hair Federation. Questions on redundancies, employees refusing to return to work, childcare, high risk employees etc will all be answered. The Live interview will be available for 24 hours from 1pm on Tuesday the 23rd June! [...]

By |2020-06-23T12:40:10+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Construction, Covid-19, Employment Law, Forms, Health and Safety, Labour Court Cases, News, Uncategorized, WRC Cases|Comments Off on Employers Questions Answered on Instagram!

Lean Business Continuity Voucher for ESA Management OR Training!

Lean Business Continuity Voucher Overview The Lean Business Continuity Voucher is available to eligible companies to access up to €2,500 in training or advisory services support related to the continued operation of their businesses during the current pandemic. The voucher may be used to obtain services from ESA. The services may be in the form of [...]

By |2020-06-09T14:02:17+00:00June 9th, 2020|Construction, Covid-19, Employment Law, Forms, Health and Safety, Labour Court Cases, News, Uncategorized, WRC Cases|Comments Off on Lean Business Continuity Voucher for ESA Management OR Training!

WRC Case – Frustration of Contract

The Issue: A major bus company has terminated the employment of one of its drivers after he was convicted of careless driving and had a four-year driving ban imposed. The bus driver sued for unfair dismissal but the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has dismissed the claim. WRC Finding:  WRC Adjudication Officer, Brian Dalton has [...]

By |2020-03-25T11:23:13+00:00March 12th, 2020|WRC Cases|Comments Off on WRC Case – Frustration of Contract

WRC Case – Sexual Harassment in a Fashion Company

A fashion company chief executive hacked into a female colleague’s phone and downloaded intimate photos of her, an unfair dismissal case has heard. Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) adjudication officer Kevin Baneham noted the “odious” hacking as he ordered the unnamed company to pay the woman €65,000 in compensation over persistent sexual harassment by the chief executive. He [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:29:09+00:00January 21st, 2020|Employment Law, WRC Cases|Comments Off on WRC Case – Sexual Harassment in a Fashion Company

Employers obligation to provide work to employees with a disability.

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Nano Nagle case: Duties of an employer Section 16 of the Employment Equality Acts requires an employer to take appropriate measures to facilitate persons with disabilities in accessing and participating in employment unless those measures would impose a disproportionate burden on the employer. The Act provides non-exhaustive examples [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:52:21+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Disability, Employment Equality, Employment Law, Employment Law, HR, Human Resources, Supreme Court, Workplace Relations Commission, WRC Cases|Comments Off on Employers obligation to provide work to employees with a disability.