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November 2020 Newsletter

Employment Law
Increase in Parent’s Leave and Benefit – update...

The increase to Parent’s Leave and Benefit by an additional 3 weeks as announced in Budget 2021 is a very welcome extension for parents.

Case Law
Case Law - Reviewed

  • WRC found in favour of Employer – Fixed-Term contract following Retirement was not Discriminatory

  • Deductions from Wages found to be Unlawful – Employee’s appeal to Labour Court succeeded

HR Helpdesk
HR Helpdesk - Annual Leave - What to consider...

It is important for Employers to consider the outstanding annual leave balance Employees might have to date, as well as the Organisations policy on the carry-over of annual leave into the following year.