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November 2019 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.
  • Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 – What Employers need to know

    Nov 01, 2019
    The Minister for Justice and Equality and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection published the Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 in October 2019. This element of legislation on Parent Leave came into effect today 1st November 2019. This legislation will provide for up to 2 weeks' paid parent leave for “relevant” parents.
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  • We are growing and we are recruiting for an exciting new role - Business Development Manager

    Nov 01, 2019
    As part of our growth strategy for the business, we are currently looking to recruit an ambitious self-driven "Business Development Manager" to join our consulting practice.
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  • Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace

    Nov 01, 2019
    It is important that Employers are clear as to what their obligations are if an Employee attends for work under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol (an intoxicant). An “intoxicant” is defined in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 as “alcohol and drugs and any combination of drugs or of drugs and alcohol”. This definition encompasses both legal and illegal substances, it includes prescribed drugs and over the counter medications.
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  • Case Law - Reviewed under the WRC

    Nov 01, 2019
    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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  • Hiring under 18s for the Festive Period

    Nov 01, 2019
    Many Organisations recruit additional staff for the run up to the festive period. These additional staff members can often include a person under the age of 18, and thus there are obligations Employers should be cognizant under the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996.
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