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Do You Make These Mistakes With Your Employment Disciplinary Procedures?

Unfair dismissal claims made up 31% of all claims to the Employment Appeals Tribunal in 2012. And of the cases which were won by employees against employers, roughly 80% were lost on the grounds of unfair procedures. Many employers fail to understand that regardless of how bad the performance of the employee, regardless of the …

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How to Draft an Employment Contract-Express Terms That Should Be Included in a Contract of Employment

The employment contract in Irish law is made up of implied terms and express terms. There is nothing you can do about the implied terms. That’s why great care should be taken about the express terms in the contract, and why corners should not be cut when you as an employer are putting contracts in …

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The Payment of Wages in Irish Employment Law | The Payment of Wages Act, 1991 in Plain English

Disputes about the payment of wages are commonplace. Most of them are about non payment, late payment, or deductions from wages. This piece will look at these issues and what redress is available to the employee. The payment of wages in the employment contract is governed by the Payment of Wages Act, 1991 and this piece of legislation stipulates …

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7 Simple Steps For Employers to Avoid Costly Employment Law Claims from Employees

It’s an easy mistake to make. If you are an employer you are in danger of leaving yourself wide open to expensive claims by your employees if you fail to follow some basic but essential steps in your employment relationship with your employees. In addition to settling successful claims brought by employees you also run …

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Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures-The Facts You Should Know

It’s fairly simple, you know. One of the easiest ways for employers to blow a lot of cash is to fail to follow proper procedures when dismissing an employee. No matter how justifiable the dismissal may be it will be a costly affair if proper procedures are not followed. Employers have a legal obligation to …

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