Dealing with Excess – TOIL – How Do We Handle This?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 February 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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"I have recently joined a start-up company as HR. During that time, 5 employees have built up to between 12 and 15 weeks' time in lieu. I have, as I see it, exceptional circumstances as they were in the start-up, but I need them to get rid of this time in lieu before the fiscal year 2020 starts. What do you suggest would be the best approach? The employees are Chinese working for a China company in Ireland". In this case, in Northern Ireland.

So supposing you're in a similar circumstance and apply the circumstances here .;.;. there's no 48-hour opt-out in Ireland, so assume that we've got that in Northern Ireland. What's the situation?

Seamus: You have 12 to 15 weeks' time in lieu. That's a

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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