How to work: Don’t take short cuts when it comes to dismissals

The only safe option for an employer who wants to get rid of a problem employee is to follow a fair procedure

15th November, 2020
How to work: Don’t take short cuts when it comes to dismissals
Patrick Walshe, employment law expert at Philip Lee: the legal regime in Ireland is highly protective of employees

Ireland has a working population of about 2.4 million people. Given the size of our workforce, it’s a positive sign that the statistics show that registered employment disputes in the Workplace Relations Commission every year measure in the low thousands.

For the most part, Irish employers and employees are able to work in relative harmony. That said, every employer will experience problems of a disciplinary nature at some point or another.

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