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How do I handle it?

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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
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Requests for Flexible Working: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 16/10/2018 Advances in technology have led to a changing working environment where remote working is becoming both increasingly accessible and popular, with the result that requests for flexible working arrangements are becoming more common. Employers want a well-educated and flexible workforce that allows th...
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Paid Parental Leave – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/09/2018 “I’ve heard on the news that the Government are introducing paid parental leave. Do I have to pay staff when they go on parental leave and what does this mean for my business? How do I handle it?” The Government is expected to announce two week’s paid parental leave as part of Budget 2019. The ne...
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Working Time and Leave Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Emailing Outside of Office Hours: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/08/2018 Our employees regularly access emails through their personal devices from home, outside of their normal working hours as defined in their contracts of employment. I understand that there is a recent decision around working time and emailing outside of office hours – how do I handle it? Employers s...
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Contracts of Employment Working Time and Leave
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Update on Gender Pay Gap Reporting in Ireland

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 17/07/2018 In Jennifer's previous article “Gender Pay Gap Reporting: How Do I Handle It?”, she outlined that it was likely that draft legislation, aimed at reducing the gender pay gap (“GPG”), would be initiated by the Government before the summer recess. On 26th June last, Cabinet approved the General Schem...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment