First Tuesday Q&A

The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.

Regarding changes to the Employment entitlements of Non-EEA Students holding Immigration Stamp 2 – with effect from 1 January 2015: The text in your recent bulletin on this issue was very clear-cut but I am wondering if there is any lead in time for employers for the change to this rule (as many appear to have been unaware of the changes).

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 03/02/2015 Under Irish immigration rules, non-EEA full-time third-level students are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during term time and up to 40 hours per week during holiday periods under their immigration Stamp 2. However, due to the fact that different third-level institutions had different hol...
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Working Time and Leave Recruitment & Selection

Is it sufficient to direct new and existing employees to the staff handbook (electronic version) covering disciplinary/dismissal and all other policies rather than giving them hard copies.

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 03/12/2013 Yes, provided that the employer informs the employees of where they can access the handbook (e.g. by providing a link to the document) and that such access is easily obtained.
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Policies and Procedures Recruitment & Selection