The benefits of employee well-being for your business
Employee wellbeing has become an increasingly popular subject over the past number of years. Having a workforce who are healthy, productive and motivated can have a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of your business. When we talk about wellbeing we are not only referring to physical sickness, we are also looking at mental and...Read more
Question of the Month – Can an employee refuse to work while they have a grievance with the company?
Employers need to be very active when dealing with or responding to grievances of employees. Unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as a legitimate health and safety concern, employees are not entitled to refrain from work following the lodgement of a grievance with the employer. Where the employee exhausts the internal process, and the outcome...Read more
When Secret Santa Goes Wrong….
With the silly season upon us, a lot of employers like to embrace the Christmas season within the workplace to boost morale. For a bit of fun, a lot of organisations will hold a secret Santa. Although this is all in the spirit of good fun, there have been occasions where secret Santa has gone...Read more
Case Study: Employee Awarded €40,000 in Sexual Harassment Case
In a recent case in the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), a woman was awarded €40,000 for sexual harassment by her boss. In this case, the WRC cited that the claimant provided “detailed and comprehensive examples of harassment”. The hearing was provided with screenshots of some “particularly lewd and offensive and pornographic images”. The claimant also had...Read more
How do you define what an employee is and are those on JobBridge employees?
In most cases it is clear whether or not an individual is an employee; simply down to their contract of work and what that contract implies. But sometimes this isn’t always the case, which in turn can lead to misconceptions regarding employment status of individuals. It is important that the job an individual is carrying...Read more
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