If you are having a problem at work that cannot be resolved internally, and it has reached the stage where you are looking for legal advice, then it is likely you have a decision to make about how to deal with the problem.
At this stage you may not know how to proceed forward, and there are many things to consider. To be able to make such a decision, it is useful to understand Irish employment law, be empowered by knowing ones legal rights relevant to the facts, and to also consider then what is the end goal for the person, or what is the best solution in the circumstances.
We can assist the individual by listening to the issue at hand and outlining practical solutions and legal remedy options that may be available.
Employment Law Information Posts
- Unfair Dismissal Solicitors
- Protected Disclosures
- Constructive Dismissal Ireland
- Redundancy Ireland
- Bullying at the Workplace
- Workplace Harassment
- Discrimination at the Workplace
- Disciplinary Meetings & Fairness
- Deduction from Wages – Employment Law
- Dyslexia Discrimination at the Workplace
- Disability Discrimination at the Workplace
- Discrimination – Interview Process
- Workplace Investigations Ireland
- Age Discrimination in the Workplace
- Gross Misconduct & Dismissal
- Annual Leave Entitlement
- Dismissal while on Sick Leave
- Calculating Loss in Unfair Dismissal Claims
- Unfair Dismissal Ireland – Probation
- Disability Discrimination Ireland
- Unfair Dismissal Claim – Employee Duty to Mitigate Loss
- Employee Verbal Warning Appeal
- Employer Delays Bullying Investigation
- Epilepsy Discrimination at the Workplace
- Disciplinary Meetings – Employment Law
- Filling out Workplace Relations Complaint Form
- Fixed-Term Employee & Pregnancy Dismissal
- Fixing Retirement Ages
- Employment Discrimination
- Gardai & Employment Disputes
- Gender Dismissal Discrimination
- Grievance Procedures & Constructive Dismissal
- Guide for Employees in Redundancy Selection Process
- Maternity Leave & Salary
- New Postponement Guidelines WRC
- Legal Representation at Disciplinary Hearings
- Part-Time Workers
- Plumbers & Pipefitters
- Pre-emptory Dismissal
- Pregnancy related Discrimination
- Pregnancy related Unfair Dismissal
- Proving Fairness in Unfair Dismissal Actions
- Race Discrimination in the Workplace
- Red Circling Defence
- Redundancy & Maternity Leave
- Redundancy Ireland Guide
- Redundancy Calculator Ireland
- Selection Criteria for Redundancy & Performance
- Selection Criteria for Redundancy & Genuine Consultation
- Redundancy & Temporary Lay-Offs
- Unfair Selection for Redundancy
- Redundancy Selection Fairness & Impersonality
- Redundancy & Consultations
- Redundancy Selection – Alternative Options
- Redundancy Claim Defence – Redeployment
- Retirement Ages & Discrimination
- Sick Leave & Covid-19
- Sick Leave & Dismissal
- Statutory Break Entitlements
- Redundancy Selection in Ireland
- Redundancy Selection Criteria Matrix
- Time Limits – Cases
- Transfer of Undertakings
- Student Discrimination
- Severance Agreements & Tax Advice
- Terms of Employment 5 Day Rule
- Text Message & Disciplinary Meetings
- Transfer of Undertaking
- Unfair Dismissal Ireland Claim- Dismissal in Dispute
- Compensation for Unfair Dismissal
- Unfair Dismissal Ireland Claim & CCTV
- Unfair Dismissal Ireland Claim – Three Pillars
- Workplace Statutory Rest Periods
- Workplace Relations Commission
- Employment Notice Periods
- 3 Ingredients to Prove Workplace Victimization
- Christmas Bonus for Employees
- Covid-19 Force Majeure Leave
- Redundancy Ireland & Covid-19
- Defence to Disability Discrimination Claim Ireland
- Workplace Discrimination – Gender & Family Status ground
- Discrimination on a Licensed Premises
- Discrimination in Schools
- Employers Guide to Defending Unfair Dismissal Ireland
- Temporary Lay-Off & Covid 19
- Temporary Lay-off & Non-Payment of Wages
- Severance Agreement & Legal Advice
- Unfair Dismissal Claim – Mitigating Loss
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is constructive dismissal Ireland ?
It occurs where the employee is forced to resign in intolerable workplace circumstances wherein the conduct of the employer has become intolerable and the employee has no alternative but to leave the employment. As the resignation was not truly voluntary, it is in effect a termination.
What is employment legislation in Ireland ?
There is a huge body of employment law in Ireland related legislation, such as the following examples:
- Unfair Dismissals Acts
- Payment of Wages Act
- Maternity Protection Acts
- Employment Equality Acts
- Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act
- Organisation of Working Time Act
- Redundancy Payments Acts
Do I need a solicitor for unfair dismissal ?
No you don’t. It is simply a decision you have to make based on if you perceive there is value in obtaining a solicitor or not for a case. If you perceive there is no value in it, like in any service, you won’t want to obtain such a service.
You can obviously ask a solicitor what specifically their service involves and ascertain their experience for such cases, which may assist you making the decision.
Please be advised that the above-mentioned material is intended as an overview and as a broad out-line of the topic discussed. It should not be considered as complete and comprehensive legal advice, nor act as an appropriate substitute. Legal advice should be obtained from a solicitor prior to relying on anything in this article.
Due care has been taken in the publication of this article and we do not accept legal liability as a result of reliance on any material covered in the above article.