Should your policies always be linked and form part of the contract of employment and does the contract need to state that?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 January 2012 There is no requirement under Irish law for an employer's policies to be linked to the employees' contracts of employment, nor is an employer obliged to state that such policies are contractual in nature. However, it is possible for policies, such as the employer's disciplinary policy, to be held to be contractual even if not explicitly stated to be so. Furthermore, in any case where an employer is considering disciplining an employee, it will be important for the employer to ensure that it follows its disciplinary procedure. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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