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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

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

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

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.

Having Trouble with Strategic Human Resource Management? Mind Your HRM Gap.


We enjoyed this recent article written by Dr. Pak, Assistant Professor in HRM, Trinity College, Dublin The Economist Intelligence Unit has recently published an article entitled Closing the gap: Designing and delivering a strategy that works based upon a global survey of

Retirement Age – Importance of noting in your retirement clause in employment contract


A Labour Court decision in 2017 highlights the importance of specifying the retirement clause in employment contract. The Court found that dismissing an employee on the basis on their age was an act of discrimination. Background In the case, an