Recent Blog Posts By Stephanie Byrne-Roche
Do I have the right to know the nature of an employee's illness?
First published: April 26th, 2021 Last updated: December 1st, 2022 Sickness absence is a concern for all employers. It's common practice that an ... Read More
Everything employers should know about bereavement leave
First published: 28th February 2013Last updated: 14th November 2022 Do employees have a legal right to bereavement leave? There are many differen... Read More
Do you know the nine grounds for discrimination?
First published: January 24th, 2018 Last updated: November 25th, 2022 Employers’ anti-discrimination obligations are set out in the Employment Equal... Read More
New law on tipping comes into force on December 1st
First published: 10/07/2018Last updated: 14/11/2022 The Government passed the Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Act 2022 earlier thi... Read More
Statutory Sick Pay scheme moves a step closer
First published: 06/1/2022 Last updated: 01/01/2023 In 2022, the government confirmed that Ireland’s first statutory sick pay scheme would come in... Read More
Irish minimum wage increase likely in January
First published: August 24th, 2022 Last Updated: October 19th, 2022 The Government has signed off on an 80c increase in the national minimum wage. ... Read More
How hot is too hot to work?
First published: June 27th, 2018Last updated: August 10th, 2022 As the country enjoys blue skies, unbroken sunshine, and near-record temperatures, it... Read More
Health and Safety: Display Screen Equipment
First published: March 23rd, 2016 Last updated: June 21st, 2022 In this day and age, laptops and phones are practically essential items when it come... Read More
International Women's Day: An interview with Moira Grassick
International Women’s Day is a global day of awareness that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while also... Read More
How to calculate holiday entitlement in Ireland
First published: August 29th, 2016 Last updated: March 3rd, 2022 The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 (the Act) governs employee holidays and s... Read More
New minimum pay rates for Construction and Electrical Contracting Sectors under SEOs
Last updated: January 21st, 2022 Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English TD, has signed a Statutory Instrument giving le... Read More