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Flexible and Remote Working – How Do I Handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 17/12/2019 In this months “How do I handle it?” Jennifer Cashman, Partner and Head of Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Employment Law Unit, addresses a query around the development of workplace remote and flexible working policies. The query relates to where an employer should start when developing such policies and what ...
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Working Time and Leave A-Typical Working Policies and Procedures
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Independent Contractor or Employee – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/11/2019 We have a lot of contractors in our business and I am concerned about the risks of them being considered to be employees. How do I handle it? Over the years, the Irish Courts and Tribunals have often deliberated over whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee. As a result, th...
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Contracts of Employment
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Conflicting Medical Advice – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 14/10/2019 Absenteeism is a huge issue for Irish businesses, which can have an extremely adverse impact on the functioning of an organisation, together with an impact on an organisation’s general health and well-being. In this month’s How Do I Handle It article, Michelle Ryan Associate Solicitor in Ronan Dal...
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Sickness and Absence
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Workplace Relations Commission Inspections - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 13/09/2019 In 2018, 45% of all employers inspected were found to be in breach of employment legislation. The WRC has reported that approx. 6,000 workplace inspections were carried out in 2018 and 98 cases led to prosecution. In this months ‘How Do I Handle It?’ article, Ciara Ni Longaigh, Solicitor within Ro...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Public Holidays During Sick Leave – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/08/2019 Antoinette Vahey, Partner with Ronan Daly Jermyn considers this question: “An employee who has been on sick leave for the past 22 weeks has tendered his resignation. We are calculating his accrued annual leave entitlement in accordance with the working time legislation however are wondering what to...
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Contracts of Employment Working Time and Leave
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Dealing with a request for a ‘Banded Hours’ Contract

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 15/07/2019 “We have an employee who has worked with us for the last five years on a casual basis – they come into work whenever we need them. He works, on average, about ten hours during the winter months and would then generally work full-time for June, July and August, when our business is at its busiest. ...
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Contracts of Employment Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Returning to work from sick leave

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/06/2019 Caoimhe Heery, Associate Solicitor of Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Employment Group addresses a query that was raised following Jennifer Cashman’s ‘How Do I Handle It?’ article last month on employee incapacity. We have an employee who has been on long-term sick leave and wishes to return to work on Monday....
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Sickness and Absence
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Employee Incapacity – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/05/2019 In this months ‘How Do I Handle It?’ article, Jennifer Cashman, Partner and Practice Group Leader of Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Employment Group, addresses a query around employee incapacity. Our organisation has just become aware that one of our employees has a medical condition which we believe makes t...
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Unfair Dismissal Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Procurement and Processing of CCTV Footage – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 16/04/2019 The query relates to an offsite staff event where a disputed physical altercation arose. There are contradictory witness statements and the host restaurant’s CCTV system could, if secured, corroborate and even determine otherwise conflicting evidence. However, can an employer get the footage and ca...
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Harmonisation of Employee Terms and Conditions – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/03/2019 My workers are currently engaged under contracts of employment containing set hours of work which do not best meet the needs of the business. I would like to move all workers to a new contract and vary their existing contractual hours in order to better meet business needs. How do I handle it? Th...