Resourcing

Recruitment, training, employment contracts, post-termination non-compete clauses, varying a contract of employment.

Irish Republic :: Written statement of employment particulars

Five-day statement Within five days of commencing work an employee must be given core details concerning their employment contractual rights …

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Irish Republic :: Teleworking

A code of practice on teleworking was issued by the Irish government in 2000 …

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Irish Republic :: Recruitment agencies

All employment agencies must be licensed by the Ministry for Enterprise, Trade and Employment (Employment Agency Act 1971) …

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Irish Republic :: Recruitment

An employer may require a job applicant to undergo a medical examination before a final job offer is made …

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Irish Republic :: Part-time contracts

The Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001 forbids most forms of discrimination against part-time workers …

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Irish Republic :: Non-compete clauses

Non-compete clauses Are such clauses lawful? There is no specific clause in the Constitution to permit restrictive covenants and no law setting out the terms of non-compete clauses in employment contracts …

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Irish Republic :: Fixed-term contracts

Fixed-term contracts may be concluded for any period, but the aggregated duration of two or more fixed term contracts may not exceed four years – unless objective grounds justify the renewal of a contract for a fixed term only …

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Irish Republic :: Employment contracts

An employment contract exists when an individual undertakes certain tasks for an employer and receives regular pay …

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Irish Republic :: Employee or contractor?

A number of tests have been applied by the Irish courts to determine if an individual is an employee or independent contractor …

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Irish Republic :: Criminal records

Employers are generally free to enquire whether prospective employees have a criminal record and to seek details where a job calls for a particularly high level of trust and responsibility …

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Irish Republic :: Agency workers

The Protection of Employee (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 applies to all agency workers temporarily assigned by an employment agency to work for, under the direction and supervision of, a hirer …

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