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HR & Employment Law News


    In this month’s HR and Employment Law newsletter we covered different topics which include, Retirement age in the workplace, TUPE - Transfer of Undertakings regulations and reviewed Case laws under the WRC. read more

  • Job Advertisement - PSI seeking candidate for CEO position - Adare HRM

    The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) is now seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead and shape the future of PSI. The primary function of the CEO position is the effective leadership and stewardship of the PSI so that its activities are planned, delivered, and developed in line with the mission, vision and values of the PSI. read more

  • HR Member Network Forum - Adare Human Resource Management

    The Wheel's HR Forum events, in partnership with Adare HRM, support the continuous peer-learning in HR and Employment Law for individuals and organisations and the development of a network amongst HR professionals in the sector. read more

  • Sectoral Employment Orders - ADARE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    Sectoral Employment Orders (SEO) covering rates of pay, sick pay, and pensions across the construction sector, the mechanical engineering sector and the electrical sector were signed into legislation following acceptance by the Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, of recommendations from the Labour Court. read more

  • Changes to Payment of Wages Act Planned - Adare Human Resource Management

    The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD announced she will be bringing new measures to Government in relation to Tips and Gratuities to ensure fairness for workers and greater transparency for customers. read more

  • 11th June Webinar is now available online - ADARE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    The webinar entitled "Review of key 2019 WRC and Labour Court Claims" is now available on our website. The webinar was conducted by Sarah Fagan, Senior HR and Employment Law Consultant on June 11th 2019. read more


    The Adare Human Resource Management webinar entitled "Review of key 2019 WRC and Labour Court Claims" will be conducted by Sarah Fagan, Senior HR and Employment Law Consultant. read more

  • Diageo to introduce 26 weeks paid paternity leave for Irish dads

    Guinness owner Diageo is to introduce 26 weeks paid paternity leave in Ireland. From 1 July, 26 weeks fully paid parental leave will be offered to all Diageo employees in Ireland, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or how people become parents – via birth, adoption or surrogacy, the company said. read more

  • Gender balance in boardroom to be targeted by law

    A group convened by the Government to examine the reasons for the low proportion of women on corporate boards will launch its first report in the coming weeks, Minister of State David Stanton has indicated. read more


    The Wheel Summit 2019 will focus on fostering innovation in the community, voluntary and charity sector to unlock a brighter future for all. They will bring together the leaders, the motivators, the thinkers and the doers, and together, they will tackle our sector's biggest challenges. read more

  • DFI & Adare Human Resource Management: Challenges in the Not for Profit Sector

    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

  • Minimum rates of pay for workers in the construction and electrical contracting sectors set to rise by 2.7%

    The Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection Pat Breen TD, has formally approved two recommendations from the Labour Court for new minimum pay rates, having been satisfied that in its consideration, the Court complied fully with the provisions of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015. The new rates will apply to workers in the construction and electrical contracting sectors. read more

  • New Bill allows eight weeks additional parental leave

    The Government has said it will introduce a phased introduction of eight weeks additional parental leave, following the passing of a Social Democrat Bill in the Seanad. read more

  • Challenging the minds of HR - Shannon Chamber Conference Key Takeaways

    Attendees at a conference in Dromoland Castle Hotel, organised by Shannon Chamber in association with Adare Human Resource Management, were taken on a whirlwind tour of technologies currently being released or developed when world-renowned technology futurist Sophie Hackford took to the stage to deliver the keynote address. read more

  • Webinar Series - Bullying and Harassment - Legal and other Employment related risks

    The Adare Human Resource Management webinar entitled "Bullying and Harassment - Legal and other Employment related risks" will be conducted by Katie Ridge, Head of Employer Relations. This upcoming webinar forms part of our webinar series entitled “The evolving Human Resource, Industrial Relations and Employment Law Landscape” which is a series of 5 webinars in 2019. read more

  • Unpaid parental leave to increase to 26 weeks

    Legislation to increase unpaid parental leave from 18 weeks to 26 weeks is expected to be enacted before the summer. It will be implemented on a phased basis with an extra four weeks in the first year after the Act passes and the second four weeks in year two. read more

  • May 2019 HR and Employment Law Newsletter

    In this month’s HR and Employment Law newsletter we covered a range of topics which included, Data Protection - 1 year on since the implementation of GDPR, interesting case law reviewed by the Workplace Relations Commission, and The Essentials on Record Keeping. read more

  • New paid parental leave and benefit from November

    From this November, all new parents in employment or self-employment will be able to avail of a new parental leave scheme. The scheme offers two weeks’ leave and benefit to spend with their new babies during their first year. read more

  • Four Dublin Fire Brigade firefighters face disciplinary action after refusing to drive reserve fire truck over safety concerns

    The move to bring proceedings has been blasted by People Before Profit as "outrageous". Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed 'an agreed and long-established disciplinary process has been initiated' read more

  • Ministers Flanagan and Stanton publish Gender Pay Gap Information Bill

    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, today announced the publication of the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill. The Bill has been presented to Dáil Eireann where it now awaits Second Stage. Under the Bill, the Minister will make regulations obliging employers to publish information relating to their gender pay gap. read more