Tag: employment appeals tribunal
The Employment Appeals Tribunal in Ireland
The Employment Appeals Tribunal is an independent body that was set up to provide an informal but speedy solution to employment law disputes. Whilst it may still be relatively informal (compared to going to Court for example) the question of speed is an open one in the current climate, such is the workload. Types of […]
Payment of Wages in Ireland-Payment of Wages Act 1991
The payment of wages in the employment contract is governed by the Payment of Wages Act, 1991 and this piece of legislation stipulates that wages be paid by cheque, cash, draft, credit transfer and postal order. Written Statement of Wages and Deductions The employer is obliged to provide a written statement of wages and deductions […]
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 […]