Employment Law

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 What’s Employment Law?

Employment Law covers a set of laws that deal with the rights of employees and the responsibilities of employers. It covers a wide variety of issues.

The law is there to support you. We provide our clients with day to day advice in all aspects of Irish employment law. A successful business needs to think ahead and put in place legally sound procedures such as the day to day drafting of employment contracts, the termination of contracts, and exit strategies. Employees need to be aware of their employment rights. We also offer advice to both employers and employees, from a diverse range of business types, on difficulties or conflicts within the workplace. Please call us today. The law is there to support you.

What are the most common disputes with Employment Law?

Termination of Employment

Discrimination

Contract Issues

Bulling & Harassment

Health & Safety

Employer Related Issues

Why choose Tallans to represent you for your Employment Law case?

Tallans Solicitors have a strong reputation in dealing with employment law cases. This reputation is based on our experience, our practical and commercial outlook, and our willingness to vigorously assert and defend the rights and interests of our clients.

Our solicitors have over 70 years of experience in the area. Please call us today. The law is there to support you.

 Employment Law Specialists

As your trusted solicitor, we offer expert advise on:

Termination of employment

Redundancy packages

Equality and discrimination

Bullying and harassment

Contracts and policies

Grievances and procedures

Formulation implementation of relevant strategy and policy

Employee benefit and pensions

T.U.P.E. (Transfer of undertakings)

Employment Law: Frequently Asked Questions

What Is The Difference Between Terms Of Employment and Conditions of Employment?

There is none. Terms and conditions of employment are essentially the same thing and the phrase, terms and conditions, is usually used to describe the provisions of the employment contract.

Do Irish Employers Have To Pay 20 Annual Leave Days?

The legislation actually provides for a maximum of 4 working weeks, but yes, the employee is entitled to paid leave each year. The article linked to from number 1 above tells you exactly what the employee is entitled to by way of annual leave, regardless of whether he/she is full time or part time.

What Happens If I Have Been Out Of Work Sick For A Year?

Ultimately the employer may seek to terminate the employment contract on the basis of the employee’s inability to perform the work for which he was employed. Before doing this it would be desirable for the employer to get an up to date medical report to ascertain the position and whether the employee will be able to return to work in the near future. If not, the employee may be terminated on the ground of incapacity.

How Many Verbal and Written Warnings?

There is no hard and fast rules or regulations about how many warnings an employer should give an employee. On occasion, an employee can be summarily dismissed without any warnings if the conduct is so bad that it warrants instant dismissal. Most disciplinary procedures will provide for 3 or 4 warnings, but if you are an employee you need to read your workplace disciplinary procedure to be sure.

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