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November 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.
  • Budget 2018 Highlights

    Nov 07, 2017
    Ireland’s Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Mr. Paschal Donohoe presented his Budget speech on Tuesday 10th October 2017. The following changes have been announced and are due to take effect from 1st January 2018, unless otherwise stated.
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  • Topic - Disability in the Workplace - Key considerations for Employers

    Nov 03, 2017
    The Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015, set out to prevent discrimination against Employees. The purpose of the Acts is to eliminate discrimination in relation to employment (including applicants for employment) and to provide a framework of enforcement to achieve this aim. The legislation sets out nine grounds on which discrimination is prohibited, and also sets out complaints procedures for a person to make a claim in relation to any act of discrimination to which they are subjected. One of the nine grounds is discrimination in relation to disability.
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  • Case Law - Reviewed under the WRC

    Nov 03, 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 - Risk Assessments for Pregnant Employees – What you need to know

    Nov 03, 2017
    For a pregnant Employee in a work environment, pregnancy may result in a change to the status of the workplace for the Employee and her unborn child from a safe place to work to a potentially dangerous place to work. In essence, there are some hazards in the workplace which may adversely affect the health of the woman (pre and post-natal) and/or that of her developing child.
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