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Employers have responsibilities

Employers have a duty of care toward their employees and that extends to their mental health.

23rd December, 2012
Barry Walsh, a partner in A&L Goodbody's Employment Law group.

Employers have a duty of care toward their employees and that extends to their mental health.

The work environment and activities undertaken in it should not be dangerous to health - physical or mental - and should not put employees at risk of harm, said Barry Walsh, a partner in A&L Goodbody's Employment Law group.

"There is a duty on employers under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005, to ensure,...

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