Mental health: A guide for employers

Mental health obligations Employers have various responsibilities in relation to the mental health of their employees. This guide sets out employers’ obligations and potential claims that employees could pursue. Some general tips are provided, too. Health and safety and mental health Under health and safety law there is a general duty on employers to ensure, so far …

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Managing performance: A guide for employers

Introduction to managing performance Managing performance needs to be carried out regularly and handled sensitively. Letting performance remain unchecked can be extremely detrimental to your business and to staff morale. Managers often prefer to turn a blind eye to under-performing employees, hoping that things will improve without the need for intervention. But so often, things don’t improve …

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Harassment

Harassment is defined by the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015 as unwanted conduct that’s associated with some of 9 motives. Sexual harassment is any kind of unwanted conduct of a sexual character. In both scenarios it’s defined and it’s illegal under the Acts. Justice, Equality and Law Reform’s Department made an updated Code of Practice on …

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Unfair Dismissal

What’s Unfair Dismissal? Unfair dismissal in Ireland is categorized as the conclusion of employment made against the specific laws of the nation, or without good reason. The most crucial pieces of legislation would be the Amendment to the behave in 1993 and the Unfair Dismissals Act of 1977. As stated by the Unfair Dismissals Acts, …

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Workplace Discrimination

Review Discrimination problems can arise for motives at work. This may be classified as gender discrimination if you deny the petition of a lady returning from maternity leave to work part time.Since a larger percentage of women than men have the key caring duty, you needing her to work full time sets her back. If …

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What you need to know about contracts

Before you go into a contract with your employer (or anyone), you should be knowledgeable about its basic ins and outs. Today I’m talking about the basics you need to know about contractual agreements. Note that this information is presented particularly for Irish residents. An offer isn’t a contract. Let’s say, someone has invited people …

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