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Minimum Wage Increases for 2024

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 05/01/2024 Further to the National Minimum Wage Order 2023, there has been an increase in the national minimum wage (NMW) which is applicable from 1 January 2024. The NMW has increased for those who are 20 or over will increase to €12.70 per hour. This then impacts the NMW for other age groups. Accordingly...
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Contracts of Employment Pay
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The Features of a Fixed-Term Contract

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 12/10/2023 A recent Workplace Relations Commission (‘WRC’) decision in the case of Amy Farrell v An Garda Síochána (ADJ-00036366) has brought the features of fixed-term contracts into focus. The Complainant had raised a complaint under the Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 (the ‘Act’) for not...
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Contracts of Employment
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Equal Pay for Equal Work – A Refresher

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 09/08/2023 With the FIFA Women’s World Cup in full swing, we are reminded of the issues in relation to equal pay. The US women’s team famously brought a case for equal pay, and in 2021 the Football Association of Ireland confirmed that the Irish team would receive the same match fees on international duty. ...
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Diversity & Inclusion
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Employment Contracts and Bonuses

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 13/06/2023 In the current market, employees are looking for more than just their basic salary in terms of compensation from their employers. This could be in the form of benefits like private health care, income protection, life assurance or it may come in the form of a bonus. While bonuses can be common an...
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Contracts of Employment
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Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill – What It Means for Employers and Employees

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 13/04/2023 The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill (the ‘Bill’) has passed both houses and been signed into law by the President. The Bill was introduced in order to give further effect to the EU Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers, as well as making amendments to the Parent...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures Wellbeing
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The National Minimum Wage – Are You Compliant?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 13/02/2023 The National Minimum Wage (‘NMW’) in Ireland increased as of 1 January 2023. This is seen as an initial step towards a national living wage being achieved for employees. A living wage is a ‘wage which makes possible a minimum acceptable standard of living’ according to the Living Wage Technical G...
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Policies and Procedures Pay
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Lay-Offs – What Do They Mean With Respect To Notice Payments?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 06/10/2022 Lay-offs were possibly not one of the more commonly used sections of an employment contract for most sectors. However, Covid-19 brought the issue of lay-offs and short-time working to the fore as many industries could not continue to operate. This highlighted the importance of having lay-off prov...
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Redundancy Contracts of Employment Pay Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Tips on Tips!

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 10/08/2022 The Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 (the “Act”) has been signed into Irish law by the President, and will require a Ministerial Order to commence.What does the new Act mean for employers and employees where staff receive tips? What does the Act do? The Act princ...
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Policies and Procedures Pay
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Employment Contracts – 5 Core Terms and More – A Reminder!

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 14/06/2022 The Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 (the “Act”) – which was subsequently amended by the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 – have long been on the statute books. However, with upcoming changes in employment law relating to various clauses in contracts, now serves as a good ...
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Contracts of Employment
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Jurisdiction and Contracts of Employment

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 11/04/2022 The recent Labour Court decision of Infosys Limited v Mr Shahid Shaikh has brought the issue of jurisdiction into sharp focus. Background Mr Shahid Shaikh (the “Appellant”) appealed the decision of the Adjudication Officer of the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”). The Appellant had been emplo...