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Rights, Camera, Action!

  Closed-circuit television, or CCTV, is the use of video cameras to transmit video signals to a specific place, for example, an employer’s monitoring station.  It differs from normal television in that the video signal is not openly transmitted.  It is used extensively in environments such as banks and casinos as a means of monitoring the activities of customers, employees …

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Representation for Employees at a Disciplinary Hearing

Workers in Ireland have the right to representation at disciplinary hearings.  The Labour Relations Commission has produced a Code Of Practice or COP on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures that enshrines this right in law. The COP states that its principles and procedures “should apply unless alternative agreed procedures exist in the workplace which conform to its general provisions for dealing …