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HR & Employment Law News

  • 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

  • Show us the money: Eight in 10 employers forced to raise wages as more staff ready to quit for cash

    Eight out of 10 medium-sized and large employers increased staff salaries last year - and half of the same cohort intend to raise pay rates next year. read more

  • Shannon Business Community to receive Ireland’s Latest Human Resource Insights and Findings

    Shannon Chamber, in association with Adare Human Resource Management will share the findings and insights from Adare Human Resource Management’s 2018 HR Barometer with businesses in Shannon and the wider Mid-West region. read more

  • Eight in ten employers have increased salaries in 2018 – report

    Eight in ten employers have increased salaries in 2018, according to research carried out by Adare Human Resource Management. 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

  • Budget to bring in extra paid leave for new mums and dads

    New mothers and fathers will each get two extra weeks off work to spend with their baby as part of reforms in Budget 2019. read more

  • Postman's refusal to deliver 406mm-long packet on his bike leads to three days of State agency hearings

    A postman with An Post fell out with his bosses over his refusal to take on his delivery round a packet measuring just over 40cm in length over his belief that it was too big for his bike. read more

  • September HR and Employment Law Newsletter

    In this month’s HR and Employment Law newsletter we covered a range of topics which included, Absence Management - What Employers need to be mindful of, interesting case law reviewed by the WRC and Paternity Leave & Pay V Maternity Leave & Pay. read more

  • How a Luas flashpoint dispute was settled by CCTV

    In a recent appeal to the Labour Court under the Unfair Dismissals Act, the case was heard of the summary dismissal of a ticket inspector who was alleged involved in an altercation with a customer. The case is more interesting in that it includes, in some detail, the use of CCTV. read more

  • Ministerial driver sacked over expense claims has unfair dismissal case rejected by WRC

    A Ministerial Driver who alleged that he was unfairly dismissed after not providing sufficient proof for his expenses has had his claim rejected by the Workplace Relations Commission. read more

  • Café which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

    A coffee house and restaurant here has been ordered to pay a sacked assistant manager €15,000 after it was found to have discriminated against her when sacking her while pregnant. read more

  • The share of people working in Ireland's 'gig economy' is falling

    Despite Concerns that the so-called ‘gig economy’ has been growing – giving rise to more workers on insecure arrangements – new research shows the sector is actually in decline. read more

  • Adare Human Resource Management’s Health and Safety Offering to The Wheel

    Adare Human Resource Management and The Wheel are very pleased to announce the appointment of Adare Human Resource Management as The Wheel’s preferred ResourcePoint Health & Safety partner. read more

  • Workers could have 6% of pay put into mandatory pension

    More than 850,000 workers will have up to 6 per cent of their gross pay deducted and put into an occupational pension from 2022, under proposals unveiled on Wednesday. read more

  • Non-permanent employment is not an extensive feature of employment in Ireland

    The ESRI has found that non-permanent or “contingent” employment has fallen back to pre-recession levels and lies below the EU average. read more

  • KBC has been labelled 'sloppy' for hiring a worker with a prior conviction

    The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has criticised a major bank for letting a man with a conviction slip into its workforce. read more

  • Dunnes Stores' decision to appeal €15k payment for discriminatory dismissal backfires

    Retail giant, Dunnes Stores' decision to appeal €15,000 awarded to an Assistant Manager who was dismissed after being on sick leave for two years has backfired. read more

  • Health and Safety Authority publishes 2017 Annual Report

    The Health and Safety Authority published its 2017 Annual Report. The report provides details on a wide range of activities undertaken from business advice and support through to enforcement. read more