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January 2023 Newsletter

Employing People With Disabilities

It is widely recognised that diversity in the workplace has numerous benefits. These benefits include a much broader employee perspective leading to greater innovation, creativity and decision-making, which in turn leads to a more profitable bottom-line. Part of having such a culture includes a focus on employing the right person for the role, regardless of any other factors including disability.

Adare Human Resource Management News - We’re hiring!

At Adare Human Resource Management, we love working with thought leaders, people who aren’t afraid to challenge, people who thrive on innovation and critical thinking. We believe in an environment that fosters creativity, autonomy and diversity – that’s what makes us remarkable at what we do.

Did you know? - Statutory Sick Pay Effective From 1st January 2023

The Sick Leave Act is effective from the 1st of January 2023 and legislates for a statutory sick pay scheme for all Employees in Ireland, phased in over a four-year period.

Case Law Reviewed - Employee Awarded For Unlawful Deductions From Pay During Pandemic

This Case highlights that even during unprecedented times like the Covid-19 Pandemic, Employers can only change a major term and condition, such as an Employee’s wage, with their expressed consent.

Case Law Reviewed - Cleaner On Maternity Leave Awarded €7,000 For Discriminatory Dismissal

This Case is another caution to Employers that Employees on maternity leave and pregnant Employees are afforded considerable legal protection.

In Case You Missed It - National Minimum Wage is €11.30 Per Hour from 1st January 2023

The National Minimum Wage has increased to €11.30 per hour from the 1st of January 2023. This represents an 80 cents increase, or 7.6%, on the current National Minimum Wage of €10.50 per hour and will see at least an estimated 164,700 people enjoy an increase to their wages.