HR/ Employment Law Update

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Workplace Relations The Workplace Relations Act 2015 introduces a range of changes to the operation of the Rights Commissioner/Labour Relations Commission/ Labour Court/ Employment Appeals Tribunal/Equality Tribunal.  It is ironic that the legislation, which attempts to ‘simplify’ the process for parties involved in employment disputes, is itself overly complicated, laborious, …

Zero Does Not Always Mean Nothing

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Recent pickets on Dunnes Stores by many of its employees attracted significant media attention.  There was much commentary in respect of ‘zero-hours’ contracts and what an abomination they are!  The strong implication, in news items that did not explain the issues, was that zero-hours contract meant no pay.  The general …