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February 2023 Newsletter

Major Changes with Introduction of New Regulations on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions

2022 brought a slew of HR and Employment Law updates such as changes to Statutory Sick Pay, Minimum Wage, Gender Pay Gap Reporting, Workplace Harassment, Whistleblowing, Tips and Gratuities, and Bank Holidays entitlements.

Uncertain Economic Outlooks and Technology Sector Redundancies

In recent weeks, set against a backdrop of decelerating business growth, hiked interest rates, and increased inflation, we’ve seen several announcements from global technology companies regarding reductions in their global workforce.

Employment Law
In Case You Missed It

  • New Protections for Whistleblowers

  • Statutory Sick Pay and Minimum Wage Entitlements

Case Law
Case Law Reviewed – Redundancy payment awarded despite a reasonable offer of alternative...

This case highlights that even when alternative roles are offered to employees during times of business restructuring, employees are not obligated to a accept role that is not considered reasonable to the employee. 

Case Law
Case Law Reviewed – €21,640 Award made for Unfair Dismissal of Laundry Worker

This case shows the importance of consulting with employees regarding proposed changes to job roles and demonstrating the effort of facilitating employee concerns around any altered terms of employment. Also highlighted is the importance of correct and up-to-date employment contracts to ensure compliance with the law.

Adare Human Resource Management
Adare Human Resource Management News

  • Company Volunteer Day

  • Developing Employee Volunteer Programmes

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  • Upcoming Events