The Importance of Mutual Trust and Confidence in the Employment Relationship

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 25 September 2018
Niamh Walsh
Crowley Solicitors
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In this ‘Hot Topics’ article, Niamh Walsh of Crowley Solicitors examines the issue of a breakdown of trust and confidence between an employer and employee. Specifically, Niamh outlines the redress options available to the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in the event that it is decided that redress is warranted.

Will parties be forced to work together where trust and confidence no longer exists?

It is accepted practice that the Courts will not force parties to work together where the relationship of trust and confidence has broken down. As with many areas of employment law, it may be straightforward to know that an employment relationship has broken down but it is a different matter

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Niamh Walsh
Crowley Solicitors

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