Dismissal for Incapacity - Key Update

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 11 September 2015
Deirdre Crowley
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This article considers an employers’ approach towards dismissals for reasons of incapacity…

Employers’ approach towards dismissals for reasons of incapacity is under the review in light of recent developments regarding the accrual of annual leave during sick leave. Employers are now weighing up the additional expense of having to pay annual leave for an employee who is on long term sick leave in addition to other financial considerations that may arise. Specifically, since 1 August 2015, employers in the private sector are obliged by reason of the provisions of section 86 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 to pay employees for annual leave accrued but untaken while on sick leave. The

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