A Guide to Workplace Investigations in Ireland

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 June 2018
Kevin Slattery
A&L Goodbody
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Kevin Slattery provides up to date and relevant practical advice, in line with these decisions, on how such investigations should be conducted, their place within the overall disciplinary process and the potentially far-reaching implications of Lyons.

  1. Can employees cross-examine in internal workplace investigations?
  2. Do employees have a right to legal representation at investigations?
  3. Can employers limit investigations to fact gathering exercises?
  4. Who should conduct the fact gathering/disciplinary processes?
  5. How should employers record the content of such meetings?

Q. Are employees entitled to cross-examine accusers in all internal workplace investigations?

The short answer is no,

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Kevin Slattery
A&L Goodbody

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