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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...
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Minimum Rest Breaks: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/02/2019 I want to ensure that I am complying with statutory obligations in relation to employee rest breaks during the working day and establish a system to retain such records correctly. I am concerned about the legislation surrounding employees’ entitlements to minimum rest breaks and time recording syst...
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Contracts of Employment Working Time and Leave
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Absence during Probation: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 15/01/2019 Today Antoinette Vahey, Partner with Ronan Daly Jermyn considers this question: “We hired a new employee in a permanent full-time role October 2018, with a six month probation period. Since commencement, the employee has been absent for a combined total of six weeks due to an eye infection for whi...
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Mandatory Retirement and Auto Enrolment: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/12/2018 In this months “How do I handle it?” Jennifer Cashman takes a sample of questions received during her review of the year at the Legal Island Annual Reviews in November and provides some practical advice on the queries raised. During her session at the Annual Review, Jennifer covered mandatory reti...
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Contracts of Employment Pensions Policies and Procedures
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Legal Representation at Disciplinary: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/11/2018 We have invited an employee to attend a disciplinary hearing following an investigation in which certain allegations made against the employee were upheld. The employee has asked for his solicitor and barrister to attend at the hearing on his behalf. Our policy provides that our employee is entitle...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Policies and Procedures