G for Garden LeavePosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 9 February 2011
Catherine O'Flynn writes:
1. What is Garden Leave?
Garden leave refers to a situation whereby a clause is inserted into a contract of employment which allows the employer, where notice of termination has been given (usually by either party) to request that the employee remain at home during the notice period and not attend at the place of work unless instructed to do so. The contractual relationship remains in place and the employee remains an employee until the expiry of the notice period.
2. Why have a Garden Leave Clause?
Garden leave clauses were initially used for senior executives and those with access to trade secrets but are increasingly becoming more common. A garden leave clause
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.
We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.
We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.
You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.
You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.
This article is correct at 06/08/2015
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.