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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
An employer appoints someone with a disability and puts in place the necessary changes to the working environment to enable the employee to carry out their role. After the first year of probation, it is becoming clear that the employee is having difficulty in meeting the requirements of the position. What action should the employer take to deal with the situation without finding themselves in a breach of the disability legislation?
What is the current position in relation to disability absences being taken into account by an employer for disciplinary action?
One of my employees has alleged that their line manager is sexually harassing them. How should employers approach this issue?
We have an employee that suffers from age-related macular degeneration. Their performance at work has suffered since their diagnosis and it has now reached the point where they are not doing their job properly. Can we dismiss them?
Are employers required to credit an employee for Bank/Public Holidays on top of their annual leave allowance while on maternity leave?
What are the implications of Brexit for Northern Ireland’s employers?
Please provide some guidelines on current retirement legislation as regards employment contracts
Can we enforce a contractual retirement age?
We have an employee out on maternity leave and her contract states she is entitled to a performance related bonus. Should this be awarded on a pro rata basis given that she has been on maternity leave for a significant period of the year or is her leave deemed to be 'protected' because she is on maternity leave and therefore entitled to the full bonus payment?
My query relates to whether an employer is required to credit an employee for Bank/Public Holidays on top of their annual leave allowance while on maternity leave?