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December 2016 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.
  • Topic - Christmas Party Season – possible implications for HR

    Nov 30, 2016
    The Christmas countdown has begun and now it’s time to consider a very well celebrated tradition, the staff Christmas party. Many Employers will arrange a work-related social event / Christmas party in order to thank Employees for their efforts and hard work over the past year. As this event can be seen as a positive and a great way to close off on the business year, it can also become problematic at times from an Organisation’s perspective.
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  • Case Law - Cases reviewed under the WRC

    Nov 30, 2016
    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 - Annual Leave and Public Holidays – Key Information

    Nov 30, 2016
    The Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 - 2015 sets out minimum entitlements to annual leave and public holidays for all Employees. The legislation sets out to regulate how these benefits are awarded, and sets out record keeping requirements in this regard. An Employer may also decide to award additional annual leave at their discretion. This is often referred to as non-statutory annual leave. Non-statutory leave may be managed as deemed appropriate by the Employer without reference to the provisions of this legislation.
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