Termination

Terminating employment, notice periods, termination payments and rights to references.

Irish Republic :: Summary dismissal

Certain serious breaches of company rules and custom and practice may result in an employee’s summary dismissal without notice …

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Irish Republic :: Retirement

Although employers may insert mandatory retirement ages into employment contracts, they must have objective, proportionate and necessary reasons for applying their retirement policy …

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Irish Republic :: Redundancy payments

All employees over the age of 16 (no upper age limit) whose employment is insurable under the Social Welfare Acts and who have worked continuously for at least 104 weeks (i …

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Irish Republic :: Redundancy and collective redundancy

When the grounds for dismissal are redundancy, the dismissal must be carried out in writing …

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Irish Republic :: Protection from dismissal

It is unlawful to dismiss anyone for being a union member, for holding office as an employee representative, for being pregnant or for absence from work due to pregnancy/childbirth …

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Irish Republic :: Notice periods

Notice periods by employers are subject to the ‘Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Act 1973’ (as amended) …

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Irish Republic :: Dismissal linked to sickness

Capability is one of the fair grounds for dismissal in Ireland and this includes persistent absence due to illness or injury …

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Irish Republic :: Dismissal

In the Irish Republic, employers must provide all employees within 28 days of commencing employment, with written information about the procedures that the employer will follow before dismissing an employee …

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Irish Republic :: Disciplinary procedures

The use of an appropriate disciplinary procedure is imperative where a dismissal is being contemplated by an employer …

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