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December Employment Law Newsletter 2014

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.
  • Christmas Parties - Advice for Employers

    Dec 01, 2014
    Given the time of the year, this month we have focused on Dignity at Work and Employee attendance at Company events. The annual Christmas party, whilst a way of the Organisation demonstrating its appreciation for all of the hard work put in by Employees throughout the year, can become problematic at times from an Organisation’s perspective.
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  • Employment Cases: Company insists on explanation of an alleged comment to return to work – Employee receives €50,000 award

    Dec 01, 2014
    In the case of Colin Carrick against Dublin Stevedores Limited the Claimant claimed that he was unfairly dismissed from his employment. The Claimant felt that when he could not obtain a return to work date following a period of sick leave, due to the Company’s insistence that he explain a comment (which he denied making) and his return to work hinged on this explanation.
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  • HR Helpdesk: Drug & Alcohol Testing

    Dec 01, 2014
    We are continuing with the Christmas / alcohol related theme under the HR Helpdesk this month. We have recently had a number of queries from clients in relation to testing Employees whom they suspect are under the influence of either drugs or alcohol, or another type of intoxicant.
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