Therefore, if you have been discriminated against, your employer breached the contract or you’ve been unfairly dismissed, please feel free to contact our specialist and they will guide through your statutory rights and assist in resolving the issues you are happened to face.
Employment law has developed hugely over the past few years. There have been a lot of changes in relation to bullying and harassment, discrimination, health and safety issues, and termination of employment. All these issues now have become extremely complex and important. Even questions on whether or not a person is an employee or self employed are quite complicated and a good solicitor can provide invaluable help.
Below are just some areas and examples of how we can help you:
Contracts of employment
All employees are entitled to a written statement of their terms and conditions of employment within 2 months of commencement of employment. (Terms of Employment Act, 1994).
Termination of employment
We can guide you through informal and formal stages of the dismissal procedure. Remember, any employer should follow these three steps before terminating an employment contract;
- First Written Warning
- Final Written Warning
A lump sum redundancy payment is payable to the employee and is calculated as follows
(a) Two weeks pay for every year of service subject to a statutory limit of €600
(b) In addition, the equivalent of one week’s normal pay subject to a statutory limit of €600
We can also help you with:
- Compromise agreements
- Discrimination cases
- Employee rights including working time, maternity/parental leave and minimum wage
- The implications for employees on transfers of businesses
- Proceedings before Employment appeals Tribunals, Equality Authority, Labour Relations Commission and labour court
- Breach of contract disputes
- Employment policies and procedures