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HR & Employment Law News

  • Care assistant claimed fear of soiled nappies was a disability

    A care assistant who claimed his phobia of soiled nappies constituted a disability has lost a discrimination case against his former employer - a voluntary organisation for people with disabilities. read more

  • Here's all you need to know about uncovering - and reporting - gender pay gaps

    The Gender Pay gap is, at its simplest, the difference between the average pay of men and women, regardless of their seniority. Equal pay is about pay differences between men and women for “work of equal value” or “equivalent work”. read more

  • Vacancy - Business Development Executive

    As part of our growth strategy for the business, we are currently looking to recruit an ambitious self-driven "Business Development Executive" to join our consulting practice. read more

  • November 2018 HR & Employment Law Newsletter

    In this month’s HR and Employment Law newsletter we covered a range of topics which included, Gender Pay Gap - Are you and your Organisation Ready, interesting case law reviewed by the WRC and the importance of effectively utilising the probation period. read more

  • Court rules Irish Rail not required to allow worker have legal representation at disciplinary hearing

    Irish Rail is not required to allow an inspector have legal representation before it embarks on a disciplinary inquiry into a charge of misconduct arising from alleged “theft of fuel” through misuse of a company fuel card, the Court of Appeal has ruled. read more

  • A bus driver sacked for sharing 'shock' pictures of a faulty wheel has won an unfair dismissal claim

    A Coach Driver who was fired after posting a picture on Facebook of a faulty wheel on one of his employer’s vehicles has won an unfair dismissals claim. read more

  • Adare Human Resource Management webinar in conjunction with the Disability Federation of Ireland

    Disability Federation of Ireland and Adare Human Resource Management are delighted to invite you to our upcoming Webinar. This series provides participants with updates on employment legislation and best practice in Human Resource Management. read more

  • Public servants can work until 70 amid spiralling pensions

    Teachers, university lecturers, and other key public servants will be asked to work until they are 70 in a bid to cut back on spiralling pension costs and to shore up staff gaps in vital frontline services. read more

  • New scheme will give parents two weeks’ paid parental leave

    Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has announced that parents are to receive two extra weeks’ paid leave to every parent of a child in their first year. read more

  • Webinar Series - Employment Risks - The Organisation of Working Time Act - how to stay compliant

    Adare Human Resource Management are delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar entitled "The Organisation of Working Time Act – how to stay compliant". read more

  • Four in Five Firms not ready for gender pay gap bill

    Four in Five Firms not ready for gender pay gap bill read more

  • Webinar Series - Employment Risks - What to do when a claim arrives?

    View the Adare Human Resource Management webinar entitled "The Employment Claim - What to do when a Claim arrives", conducted by Sarah Fagan, HR & Employment Law Consultant. read more

  • October 2018 HR & Employment Law Newsletter

    In this month’s HR and Employment Law newsletter we covered a range of topics which included, Working Time - getting and stay compliant, interesting case law reviewed by the WRC and the role of the WRC and the Labour Court. read more

  • Government to reform employment permits for non-EEA workers

    The Employment Permits System for workers entering Ireland from outside the European Economic Area is to be reformed to better address skills shortages across the economy. read more

  • Best HR Practice must start before the recruitment stage

    Over the next few editions of Accountancy Plus, Adare Human Resource Management will examine the Life Cycle of the Employee and provide helpful insights and best practice advice for employers. read more

  • Webinar Series - Employment Risks – what every Employer needs to know

    Adare Human Resource Management are delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar entitled "The Employment Claim - What to do next?". read more

  • 'Shocking' job advert posted by Dublin-based firm highlights employer discrimination

    'Persons with young children need not apply' was the shocking directive in a recent job advert posted by a Dublin-based oil company on the recruitment search engine, Indeed.com read more

  • As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

    That’s according to new research from Adare Human Resource Management, which showed that it now costs an average of €13,100 to fill the boots of an employee who leaves the business. read more

  • Salary increases prompting more workers to change job - report

    The prospect of a salary increase is prompting more workers to change jobs while fewer employees are moving with the sole purpose of progressing their career, research has found. read more

  • HR and Employment Law Challenges in the Not for Profit Sector – both new and on-going

    Adare Human Resource Management in partnership with the Disability Federation of Ireland are pleased to invite you to this Employment Law Seminar. This is a free event and looks specifically at new and on-going Employment Law and HR challenges faced by Community, Voluntary and Disability sector. read more