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December 2023 Newsletter

Supporting Menopausal Workers: A Guide on Employer Considerations

Employers in Ireland are increasingly recognising the value of meeting the unique needs of their workforce as discussions on workplace inclusion and Employee well-being gain momentum. The experience of menopausal Employees is one such area that demands this recognition and special consideration. Menopause is a natural stage in a woman's life, and fostering a supportive atmosphere can have a big impact on the well-being and productivity of Employees who are going through this transition.

End of Year Office Parties & Employer Responsibilities

End of year parties, as with work-related social events, can be a great team building exercise and a way to celebrate a successful year. But Employers can still be held to be ‘liable’ for events that take place at the event unless it can be shown that all reasonable steps were taken to prevent unwanted behaviour, leading to complaints and/ or disciplinary actions.

Adare Human Resource Management News

  • Adare Human Resource Management Spotlights

  • Company Volunteer Day

  • ​Thank you to our partners Osborne Recruitment for hosting our HR Barometer event

  • ​Thank you to our Strategic HR partners at Shannon Chamber for hosting our HR Barometer event

  • Thank you to our Strategic HR partners at Cork Chamber for hosting our HR Barometer event  

  • Fingal Business Awards

  • Northeast Business Excellence Awards

Case Law Reviewed - Award of €55,000 compensation for failure to consider reasonable accommodations

The Complainant had been discriminated against by reason of the failure to consider reasonable accommodation and the Adjudicator awarded €55,000 in compensation.

In Case You Missed It

  • Upcoming Increases to Statutory Sick Pay

  • Commencement of Domestic Violence Leave

  • Parental Bereavement Leave (Amendment) Bill 2021