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May 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.
  • Topic - The Importance of the Probationary Period

    May 04, 2017
    It is common practice for Organisations to use a probationary period at the commencement of employment in order to assess the suitability of newly appointed Employees, and to assist their integration into their role and the Organisation. The period is used to ensure that the new hire is performing in their new role, and that they are settling into the Organisation. During probation there should be dialogue between the Manager and the Employee with regard to performance, conduct, attendance and any other issues impacting on the new Employee’s ability to settle into the role and the Organisation. Issues may also be addressed formally by way of probation review meeting(s).
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  • Case Law - Cases Reviewed by WRC

    May 04, 2017
    In this month’s newsletter the team at Adare Human Resource Management consider in detail a number of cases under the Payment of Wages Act, as adjudicated under the Workplace Relations Commission.
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  • Help Desk - Protected Disclosures – a must know for all Employers

    May 04, 2017
    The Protected Disclosures Act 2014 was enacted on 15 July 2014. The purpose of the Act is to provide a statutory framework within which workers can raise concerns and disclose information regarding potential wrongdoing that has come to their attention in the course of their work in the knowledge that they can avail of significant employment and other protections if they are penalised by their employer or suffer any detriment for doing so.
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