Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 4/12/2020Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 4 December 2020 Issues covered: Contracts of Employment; Recruitment and Selection; SI No 510 of 2020 Employment Permit (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2020; Gender Balance; Parents' Leave; Coronavirus; Probationary Periods; Agency Workers; Right to Disconnect
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- Are you having a staff Christmas Party or event - virtual or otherwise? Join Caroline McEnery of the HR Suite in our free webinar on Monday, when she discusses Christmas treats and employer nightmares.
- The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, has signed into law new regulations and a Code of Practice to protect workers exposed to Covid-19 in the workplace.
- Equality news: whilst men occupy the majority of senior positions in the Civil Service, they are more likely than women to perceive gender bias in promotional competitions; the consultation draft of Ireland’s Initial State report under the UNCRPD has been
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