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December 2020 Newsletter

Employment Law
Working from Home & Sick Leave and Parental...

The Labour Party published the Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020 on 10th November 2020 and the Government has launched a consultation process with a view to introducing a statutory sick pay scheme for Employees by the end of next year.

Case Law
Case Law - Reviewed

  • WRC awards €15,000 in Discrimination Claim

  • Employee awarded 30,000 for unfair dismissal after signing a Settlement Agreement

HR Helpdesk
HR Helpdesk - How to handle Public Holiday...

There are three public holidays occurring over the coming Christmas period.  These are: 

  1. Christmas Day – Friday, 25th December 2020
  2. Saint Stephen’s Day- Saturday, 26th December 2020
  3. New Year’s Day – Friday, 1st January 2021