Employers in difficulty should work with staff on cost cuts
Employees can be laid off as a temporary measure to reduce pressure on a company‘s budget, but employers should adopt a graduated approach, such as cutting hours, or a general reduction in pay
The government is enacting unprecedented measures to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus. We are all hoping for the best, but the outcome is far from certain. Employers will be faced with very difficult decisions sooner if revenue starts to dry up.
As most employers know, employee rights, including the right to remuneration, are rigorously protected in Ireland. Equally, once an employee has more than 52 weeks of continuous service, their employment is...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Green Party TD lodges appeal against high court Ceta ruling
Patrick Costello has raised concerns over the constitutionality of investor courts
Agreement paves way for potential deal between Ronan Group and Colony Capital
The two developers were warned last month in the High Court that they could not ‘fight out their war on affidavit’, as allegations piled up in a €1bn development dispute
The clash of the Web Summit founders: the story behind the legal battle and what it means
How did the small group behind the big-ticket tech conference fall out so badly in a tangle of allegations, lawsuits and countersuits?
Nephin Whiskey founder accused of diverting business to rival company
Mark Quick denies the claims made by his Mayo distillery co-founders in the latest round of their ongoing court battle