How to ease the redundancy process – for everyone

A lack of kindness, sensitivity and consideration can prove quite costly, as a recent decision by the Workplace Relations Commission shows

The human touch: kindness, sensitivity, consideration. You would be forgiven for thinking that these basic tenets of human decency do not necessarily go hand in hand with the law. And unfortunately, to a large extent, you would be right.

However, a recent decision of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) reminds us that, when it comes to employment law at least, a lack of human decency can prove costly. In that case, the WRC’s ...