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February 2024 Newsletter

Retirement Ready: Are Employers prepared for the wave of Retirement and Pension Reforms

While some remain in the planning stage like the proposed automatic enrolment scheme scheduled to be implemented before the end of 2024 and proposals for legislation that would prohibit mandatory retirement ages that are lower than the State pension age of 66.

Right to Request Remote and Flexible Working Decoded

At the time of publishing this article, we had expected that the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) would issue its long-awaited Code of Practice on the right to request remote working and the right to request flexible working (parents and carers). A spokesperson for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment indicated last month that The WRC intended to finalise the code by 31 January.

Adare Human Resource Management News

  • tHRive talks by Adare Human Resource Management

  • Webinar on recent Employment Legislative changes in association with The Wheel

  • We’re Hiring

Case Law Reviewed - Employer ordered to pay €20,000 in mandatory retirement claim

The Adjudicator ordered the Respondent to pay the Complainant €20,000 for the effects of discrimination.

Case Law Reviewed - Pregnant Childcare practitioner claimed unsafe working environment and won

The Court found the Complainant's decision not to return to work post-maternity leave reasonable, as a consequence, compensation was awarded, amounting to €2,000.

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