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Long term absence during a probationary period?

A respondent employer was ordered to pay €10,000 to the complainant in compensation for breaches of the Employment Equality Acts. Background The complainant initially commenced employment for the respondent through a recruitment agency between May and October 2012,...

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Lawyer’s Perspective

The recent appalling revelations in the worlds of cinema and theatre are ongoing and more incidents of sexual harassment in the workplace are coming to light every day. The question arises as to how sexual harassment is tackled under Irish Law. Not surprisingly, it is...

Compensation Awarded for Discriminatory Dismissal

A former employee challenged the decision to terminate her employment, filing complaints under the Employment Equality Acts and the Terms of Employment (Information) Act. Background The complainant had been employed as a book keeper for just over twelve years and was...

Businesses see older workers as most talented employees

Disabled people and migrant staff also rated highly in CIPD report on attitudes to employability. Older workers are perceived as the most talented and employable of all underrepresented demographic groups in the workforce, according to a new CIPD survey of more than...