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June 2022 Newsletter

Demand for Higher Salaries Set to Continue in 2022

The ESRI recently reported that the impact of inflation on workers’ pockets equated to an average decline of €1,300, demonstrating clear financial pressures being felt by workers. Coupled with a strong labour market and a war on talent, we can expect increased salaries to be a challenge for employers for 2022.

Case Law Reviewed - Employee ‘Intimidated’ by Colleagues Playing ‘Anti-British’ Songs at Work

For the reasons given above the Adjudicator found that the Complainant was not harassed on the grounds of religion within the meaning of the Employment Equality Acts.

Case Law Reviewed - Employee Dismissed for Working on his Farm While on Sick Leave

The Complainant was unfairly dismissed from his employment, and accordingly, the complaint is well founded.

Record Compensation Award is a Stark Warning for Employers when Managing Employee Relations at Work

Given that colleagues will quite often have different views and opinions, conflicts and disputes are often unavoidable in the workplace. Our most recent HR Barometer Report 6.1 found that nearly half (46%) of organisations experienced workplace conflict in 2021 and that bullying accounted for 17% of all employee relations issues.

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