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April 2017 Employment Law Newsletter

Adare Human Resource Management

Established in 2003, Adare Human Resource Management are Ireland’s leading expert and provider of Employment Law, Industrial Relations (IR), Human Resource Management (HRM) and Health and Safety Services.
  • Reward and recognition – What is best practice

    Apr 10, 2017
    Reward and recognition relates to how Employees are rewarded in accordance with their value to their Organisation. The concepts of reward and recognition are often blurred because of the large overlap that exists between them. Definitions of rewards are normally focused on the concept of pay and / or bonus payment given in return for work done. In line with this, Employee achievement of certain outcomes has become a way in which to obtain the reward on offer. In contrast, recognition refers to specific praise or acknowledgement of work done. Potential rewards are known from the outset, whereas recognition may be given on a non-planned manner after the fact. Recognition may be provided without a reward being offered, however reward should not be provided without recognition for the achievement of a particular goal or aim.
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  • Case Law - Cases Reviewed By WRC

    Apr 10, 2017
    In this month’s newsletter the team at Adare Human Resource Management consider in detail a number of cases as adjudicated under the Workplace Relations Commission.
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  • Help Desk - The Essentials on Record Keeping

    Apr 10, 2017
    Record keeping is a requirement for Employers. A significant amount of information related to Employees is created and gathered during the employment relationship. It is important that Organisation are aware that all information held by them in relation to an Employee must be stored, processed and maintained appropriately. In many cases, retention of records is a legal requirement (for example, pay records). In other cases it is not a legal requirement, however it may assist the Organisation in defence of any legal claims lodged by Employees, e.g. in the case of an alleged unfair dismissal.
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