Tag: constructive dismissal

  • Constructive Dismissal in Ireland-What is Constructive Dismissal?

    Constructive dismissal in Ireland is covered by the Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977 in section 1(b) as it provides that a dismissal is, among other definitions, “the termination by the employee of his contract of employment with his employer, whether prior notice of the termination was or was not given to the employer, in circumstances in […]

  • Unfair Dismissals In Ireland-a Financial Landmine for Employers?

    Unfair dismissal in Ireland is governed by the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007 and two points/fundamental principles need to be made clear about this legislation at the outset- 1. an employer must have substantial grounds for dismissing an employee2. in doing so the employer must apply fair procedures to the process. The Unfair Dismissals Act covers […]

  • The Truth About Amending the Terms of Employment in Ireland

    Terms and conditions of employment – are employers entitled to unilaterally vary such terms and conditions? In short, the answer is no. Firstly though, lets take a look at what are the terms and conditions of employment and how they arise. Terms And Conditions of employment An employee’s terms and conditions of employment may be […]