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Public Holidays in Contracts of Employment

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 12/10/2021 With there being talk of the possibility of another public holiday for employees, this may well bring delight to employees whilst at the same time a groan of disdain from employers grappling with another public holiday and how to treat that. It seems like a timely reminder then to consider how pub...
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Variation of Employment Contracts

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 10/08/2021 Variation of Employment Contracts The issue of the variation of contracts is one which has become all the more important since March 2020. Employers have been forced to adapt in order to overcome the obstacles that have been presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. This has involved making difficult de...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Right to Disconnect – What Employers Need to Know

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 13/04/2021 The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) has developed a Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Disconnect (the “Code”), which came into force on 1 April 2021. The Code will apply to employees who work remotely, in the office or another fixed location or at home. Section 2...
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Working Time and Leave
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Expiration of Fixed Term Contracts and Maternity Leave

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 09/02/2021 The duration of a fixed term contract is set out in a contract of employment. The contract automatically terminates upon the expiration of the term set out therein. There is no notice requirement as both the employer and employee are effectively on notice of the date of termination from the time th...
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Contracts of Employment
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Does TUPE Apply When There Is A Change of Contractor?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 08/12/2020 A transfer of undertaking can arise in a number of scenarios, including on the sale of a business, the award of a tender or simply switching service providers to a more competitive supplier. Regardless of the situation, if there is a change in service provider, an assessment is required to deter...
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Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE) Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Covid-19, Holidays and Employee/Employer Rights

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 10/08/2020 What is the Green List? The Government has compiled a ‘Green List’ of countries, which is countries which have approximately the same or lower levels of Covid-19 as Ireland. Individuals returning from Green List countries are only required to adhere to the usual precautions on returning from abroa...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Payment for Covid-19 Related Sickness Absence

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 09/06/2020 Should absence for Covid -19 be treated differently to other absence in relation to contractual sick pay? For example, if a company only pays salary for 5 sick days, is there any basis for paying employees with Covid 19 beyond the 5 days e.g. goodwill, exceptional circumstances, or is it recommen...
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Collective Redundancy – an Overview of the Law

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 14/04/2020 With the IMF warning “of the worst recession since the Great Depression”, employers are keeping business sustainability under review. While most employers are hoping to avoid redundancies, only time will tell if this hope can be realised as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. In considering busine...
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Unfair Dismissal Redundancy and Reorganisation Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 11/02/2020 The issue of post-termination restrictions in employment contracts and executive service agreements has been brought into sharp focus following the High Court’s judgment in Ryanair v Bellew. [1] Ryanair V Bellew Mr Bellew was the chief operations officer (“COO”) of Ryanair. During his employment he...
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Contracts of Employment
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Converting a Permanent Employee to a Fixed Term Employee

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 10/12/2019 In a fixed term contract, employment automatically terminates on the date on which it was agreed that the fixed-term of employment would expire. The employer is not therefore required to give notice to terminate the employment. Effectively, the fixed-term employee is on notice from his/her firs...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment