Dealing with Quiet Quitting

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 22 November 2022
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Quiet Quitting; Workers Rights

Christine:  So I'm sure anyone who's been on social media, especially TikTok, has heard this phrase quiet quitting. The millennials have invented it, but is it actually new? I mean, working to rule would be what I would call it. The baby boomers are giving off saying, "Well, in my day, it was called shirking". So they're not happy with it. What exactly is it, Seamus?

Seamus:  Well, the aspect of quietly quitting, I think for me anyway, is something that I've been hearing maybe for around just 6 to 8 weeks, something along those lines, this phrase developing.

And essentially, it is where you have employees, and the finger is being pointed at the younger generation of employees,

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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