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[Infographic] Useful Tips For Employers On Procedures For Various Types Of Dismissals

Click here to view an infographic on useful tips for employers on procedures for various types of dismissals.

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Incapacity Dismissals

With legislation on the way that allows for an employee to accrue annual leave while on sick leave, the necessity for employers to manage such employees is essential. Employers considering dismissing an employee who is on sick leave must be mindful of a potential claim for discriminatory dismissal, unfair dismissal and/or breach of contract.

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[Infographic] Social Media in the Irish Workplace- Interesting Facts & Tips

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No Fault Dismissal

A‘no-fault dismissal’ is a method of dismissing an employee by giving of reasonable notice but without following any procedures. It’s a method that Sir Alan Sugar would be familiar with in The Apprentice when he simply states, “You’re fired”. The two main legal remedies open to an employee who is dismissed are to either bring a claim to the Employment Appeals Tribunal under the Unfair Dismissal Acts, or to seek a High Court injunction preventing the dismissal from taking effect until the hearing of the breach of contract claim.

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Misconduct Dismissals

It is extraordinary how many employers continue to have to pay awards due to procedural errors when dismissing an employee for misconduct. The principles of fair procedures and natural justice are broad concepts which have been refined by case law but which vary from situation to situation.

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We have found the Sherwin O’Riordan team to be reliable, very responsive in cases of tight deadlines, business focused and have given us sound commercial legal advice.

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We were delighted to be invited to the @UCDLawSchool Speed Networking event in the Sutherland School of Law. It was great to meet the law students and give them some insight into life at SOR & working in the legal profession

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Our Commercial Property team understand the legal and business issues associated with commercial property transactions. Effective negotiation of various clauses & provisions in lease documents is vital to business. Call 01 513 7316 to speak with one of our experienced solicitors

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