Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 20/11/2020

Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 20 November 2020
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Issues covered: Statutory Sick Pay Scheme; Working from Home Bill; Labour Court Remote Hearings

This week's top stories:

  • In our Case Law review this week, the Labour Court awards €25k compensation for a procedurally unfair dismissal, notwithstanding the Court found valid grounds for the complainant's suspension.
  • The CIPD has published their 'hackathon' research to answer the question – what will the people profession look like in 2030?
  • A new Act makes explicit provision for the Labour Court to hold remote hearings in a virtual courtroom and removes any requirement for parties’ consent.
  • Leo Varadkar promises a government remote working strategy before the end of the year, including proposals on the right to disconnect.
  • A Public Consultation on the Introduction of a Statutory Sick Pay

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