Remote Working Legal Update 2021


The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD (on Friday 15th January) published Irelands’ first National Remote Work Strategy to make remote working a permanent option for life after the pandemic. The Strategy sets out plans to strengthen the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, to provide the infrastructure to

Remote Working Legal Update 20212021-12-09T07:21:26+00:00

COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Employers view 2021


With the widespread prevalence of COVID-19 in Ireland, the prompt implementation of Ireland’s vaccination strategy is the only viable way out of this pandemic. Employers need to get to grips with some complex issues that will arise this year as some, but perhaps not all, of their workforce is vaccinated. Some of the key issues

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Top Covid-19 Queries SFA April 2021


How can I manage an employee who is refusing to wear a mask? The wearing of face masks is recommended by Public Health, the WHO, and the Irish Government. The HSE provide information on who should wear face coverings, and for those who cannot wear them due to medical health reasons, should at least shield their

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Bullying in the workplace Legal Update


Bullying in the workplace Legal Update A new code of practice concerning the prevention and resolution of bullying at work has been made by way of a statutory instrument which was published on the 5th January 2021.  Statutory Instrument (No. 674/2020) is entitled Industrial Relations Act 1990 (Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on

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Covid Employer Refund Scheme: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


The new Covid Employer Refund Scheme has been designed to use existing infrastructure and processes and can be put in place immediately. The Scheme allows employers to make a payment equivalent to the Covid Unemployment payment (of €203) to workers who are temporarily laid off and are receiving no other wages payment from the employer.

Covid Employer Refund Scheme: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)2023-01-02T19:02:51+00:00

Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020


The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020 (the “Bill”) was published last night with details of a wage subsidy support payment scheme introduced as part of the response by the Government to COVID-19 (the “Scheme”). The Scheme is administered through the Revenue Commissioners and aims to provide a special subsidy to employers

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COVID-19 Temporary Layoffs & Short Time Hours


With the extreme downturn in business activities for some caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, business owners may be forced to reduce their staffing levels for a period of time. If this is the case for you and your business please follow the below information: You have two options: To “lay staff off” i.e. they

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