Beware of Burnout

Posted in : Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 14 October 2014
Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors

Emer O’Sullivan writes:

Excessive workloads or working hours are one cause of workplace stress which could lead to an employee claiming damages against their employer for constructive unfair dismissal and for psychological injuries sustained by an employee as a result of their working situation. 

There is a risk for employers that employees who work excessive hours or are required to carry out an excessive workload may become burnt out and suffer from work related stress. If an employer does not deal adequately with a complaint from an employee about their working hours or workload, they

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors

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