Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 1/5/2020

Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 1 May 2020
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  • The WRC has published its 5th annual report. 5000 adjudication hearings were held, almost 5000 inspections were made, and it received 55000 calls to its helpline. You'll find further statistics not comprised of the numbers 5 and 0 below.

  • 85% of Irish businesses have either scaled back or closed completely as a result of the Covid-19 restrictions; a protocol including detailed plans of how businesses will reopen is being worked on by Government, unions and businesses in conjunction with the Health and Safety Authority; and Morgan McKinley have produced a very handy guide for inducting new employees who are forced to work remotely in the current situation. 

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