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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...
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Changes in Employment Law in 2022 - What About Our Employment Contracts?

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 08/02/2022 2022 has certainly started with a bang from an employment law perspective, but many employers are now asking themselves what impact those changes have from the perspective of employment contracts and employee handbooks. We look at issues to look out for in 2022 below. Returning to the Workplace an...
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Contracts of Employment for Part-Time Workers

Posted in: Reddy Made Contracts on 14/12/2021 In the current working environment, there has been a growing demand for hybrid ways of working along with other kinds of atypical working. However, it is worth remembering that there have been different methods of working – for example in the form of part-time workers – for a long time. It is wor...
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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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Contracts of Employment Working Time Pay Leave
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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
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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
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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
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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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Absence and Sickness Pay Coronavirus/Covid-19