When should you terminate based on non-attendance due to illness?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 December 2011 Issues covered:
Prior to taking any steps to terminate an employee’s employment, specific legal advice should be taken in view of the potential risks which could materialise. In this respect, and depending on the circumstances, an employee whose employment is terminated could bring a claim of unfair dismissal under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977-2007 or a claim of discriminatory dismissal on the grounds of disability under the Employment Equality Acts, 1998-2008.
Prior to taking any decision as to whether or not to terminate an employee’s employment, it would be important for an employer to obtain an up to date medical opinion to determine whether or not the illness will persist and what the likelihood
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