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What Do Irish Employers Need to Know About Dismissing Employees?

In Employee Discipline, Grievance and Disciplinary, Ireland,

Dismissing employees – a very stressful step – but nonetheless a step that must sometimes be taken.  If you need on-site help to manage a challenging employee situation contact us at 056 7701 060. Below you’ll find a useful infographic from our guest blogger Anne O’Connell – partner and head of the Employment Law Department in Sherwin O’Riordan.  Anne is …

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Lessons for Irish Employers on Constructive Dismissal

In Conflict in the Workplace, Employee Grievances, Ireland, Mental Health, Personal Injury, Stress at Work,

It is typically not easy for an employer to lose a constructive dismissal – for a claim of constructive dismissal to succeed.  Why?  It’s because the burden of proof is on the employee to show that they were constructively dismissed. This is in contrast to an unfair dismissals case where the burden of proof is on the employer to prove …

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Dismissals During the Probationary Period: A Guide for Irish Employers

In Employee Discipline, Ireland,

Probation is a close-ended status given to new employees of an organisation for a specified period of time. The purpose of such probationary periods is to allow the hiring employer to closely evaluate the new employee's performance and behaviour as they interact with fellow employees and, where appropriate, others - customers, suppliers, etc. Please sign up for free to read ...