Latest in How do I Handle it

We’ve found 133 results

Features

Domestic Violence Leave: How Do I Handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 23/11/2023 While certain provisions of the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (“the Act”) came into effect in July 2023, further provisions remained to be commenced by way of Commencement Order before they would take effect. The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Leave Wellbeing
Features

Off the Record/Protected Conversations: How Do I Handle them?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/10/2023 The company is experiencing significant difficulties with a particular employee. There have been performance issues with this employee, however, it has not been possible to progress through the internal process due to periods of absence on the part of the employee. The business is becoming frustrat...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Policies and Procedures
Features

Sexual Harassment - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/09/2023 With former employees of superstar, Lizzo, and global fast-food chain McDonald’s having recently made very public allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace, the topic of workplace sexual harassment is at the forefront of employers’ minds. Employers are asking how they handle this tricky and...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Discipline and Grievance Policies and Procedures
Features

An Employee has Requested a Reduction in Working Hours to Facilitate Breastfeeding Breaks - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/07/2023 One of our employees has approached us looking for a reduction in working hours to facilitate breastfeeding breaks. We thought that our obligation was to facilitate short breaks for the employee as opposed to reducing her working hours. Furthermore, this employee now works from home since Covid and...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Family Friendly Rights
Features

An Employee Wants to Work Past the Company’s Retirement Age of 65 - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 23/05/2023 An employee recently approached me as he wants to work past the company’s retirement age of 65, as he feels fit and healthy and isn’t ready to retire. I don’t want to compromise our normal retirement age by making an exception for this worker, so I’m inclined to deny his request. How do I Handle it...
Features

Remote Work Legislation has Passed: How do I Handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/04/2023 We are a small company with less than 20 employees. In the past we have facilitated employees working remotely on a discretionary basis. We understand that the legislation establishing a right to request remote work has now been implemented. How should we handle this? The Law The Work Life Balance ...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Remote and Hybrid Working
Features

A Neurodivergent Employee – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 21/03/2023 One of our employees has informed us that they have received a formal diagnosis of Autism. We want to ensure that we are offering the supports that are necessary for our employee to carry out their work. How do we handle it? Disability The Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2021 (as amended) (EEAs) p...
Features

Romance in the Workplace – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 21/02/2023 We have been made aware of an ongoing romantic relationship between two members of staff. We are concerned that this relationship may give rise to issues in the workplace. How do we handle it? Given the amount of time spent in the workplace and in the company of work colleagues, it is not surprisin...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Policies and Procedures Dispute Resolution Wellbeing
Features

Withdrawing a Verbal Offer of Employment Made to a Candidate who was Headhunted - How do I Handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 17/01/2023 "We made an offer of employment verbally to a particular candidate who was headhunted from a different employer and no preconditions were placed on this offer. We have become concerned at the ability of this individual to undertake the duties of employment on the basis of them being problematic wi...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Contracts of Employment
Features

Implementation of the Sick Leave Act 2022 - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/12/2022 As the commencement of the much-anticipated Sick Leave Act 2022 (“the Act”) is just around the corner, employers have lots of queries about the practical impact and the new legal obligations under the Act. From 1st January 2023, all employers in Ireland will become obliged to make minimum mandato...
This article is listed under the following topics:
Absence and Sickness