People Problems: Relationship Breakdown

Lack of leeway for religious worker costs South Tipp Council dearly.

10th August, 2014

In an increasingly multicultural society, good managers need to ensure that they cater for employees’ religious beliefs. Excellent ones do so in various ways, perhaps by providing prayer mats or a quiet room for contemplation, or by allowing split shifts to facilitate the attendance of church services.

However, this was not the experience of evangelical Christian John McAteer, who was employed as an engineer with South Tipperary Council.

He and his wife, Brenda, organise...

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