Tag Archives: sexual harassment

The Workplace Investigation and the Law Part 3

(In this piece I will discuss cases which stray beyond the ‘pure’ investigation, please see earlier posts for full paper) A second, and related point is that, in my submission (and despite the comfort that may be found in the … Continue reading

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New regulations grant additional parental leave

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter, T.D., has introduced regulations extending parental leave from 14 weeks to 18 weeks (with effect from 8 March 2013). The changes give effect to EU Council Directive 2010/18/EU of 8 March … Continue reading

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The staff Xmas party…too much cheer could cost you dear

I know, I know, the party poopers are at it again. But just dusting down some seasonal advice might save you a lot of trouble, and cost! (This is an updated version of a post from last year, and I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Party, great craic but……

 I know, I know, the party poopers are at it again. (That’s the author over there, by the way) But the Christmas party (or other social; events, or work events away from the normal workplace) give rise to obligations and may … Continue reading

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Ten million reasons for alternative dispute resolution

Who can say where the truth really lies?  But the complaint was subjected to the full rigour of due process.   There was an investigation, admittedly which found that allegations of wrongdoing were unfounded. Carried out by a solicitor. And yet … Continue reading

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