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October 2018 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.
  • Working Time – Getting and Staying Compliant

    Oct 01, 2018
    The Organisation of Working Time Act is an important piece of legislation for Employers. It sets out the main requirements for Employees in the way of rest periods, maximum working time, break times, Sunday working, night workers and holidays. This article will discuss the legislation and what Organisations need to be cognisant of to ensure that they stay or become compliant with the requirements of the Organisation of Working Time Act.
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  • Case Law - Reviewed under the WRC

    Oct 01, 2018
    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 - The role of The WRC and The Labour Court

    Oct 01, 2018
    In the Adare Human Resource Management HR Barometer (series 2) National Survey, it was found just over a quarter (28%) of Organisations who experienced a dispute in 2017, had been referred to the Workplace Relations Commission or the Labour Court. It is not uncommon that in conjunction to these third party referrals, other internal less formal routes to resolving disputes were explored also, such as mediation. However, it is not always possible for Employers to resolve a dispute within the workplace or through mediation and it becomes formalised to the extent that it results in a third party referral.
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