Terry Gorry

Dignity at Work Policies in Ireland-Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Bullying

Are you being bullied at work? Or harassed? Bullying and harassment are the acts of cowards. But can be appallingly damaging if you are a victim. And if you are an employer in whose workplace this is allowed to happen. Bullying, harassment, and sexual harassment claims by employees against employers can be incredibly costly affairs. …

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Employment Rights Infringed in Ireland? Where Should You Go?

Yes, it’s confusing. Where to go if your employment rights have been infringed? Well, there is good news due to the new Workplace Relations Bill, 2014. UPDATE 2015 And there were big changes introduced on 1st October 2015. Read about the Workplace Relations Commission and the procedure for pursuing employment and equality claims now. Prior …

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The Employment Contract in Irish Employment Law-The Facts You Should Know

It’s true, you know. The foundation stone of the employer/employee relationship is the employment contract. So, it’s critical from day one, and becomes even more important if there is a dispute. It is vital that it is drafted correctly, especially from the employer’s viewpoint. Before we go any further, though, you need to know one …

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Unfair Dismissals and Constructive Dismissal In Ireland-The Facts You Should Know

It’s an easy mistake to make. If you’re an employer, unfairly dismissing an employee is, regrettably, commonplace. Did you know that the top category of employment related claims in Ireland is for unfair dismissal? What’s considered to be unfair is very broad-and if you consider illness related dismissals, and failing to ensure fair procedures, it’s …

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Redundancy in Ireland-What Employers and Employees Ought to Know About Non Collective Redundancies

Let’s admit it. Redundancy is not a pleasant topic to discuss. But not discussing it, and not understanding your obligations if you are an employer, or entitlements as an employee can prove very costly. Therefore,  this piece about redundancy in Ireland will look at: what is a redundancy, redundancy payments, where to access a redundancy …

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