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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
What are the legal implications for workers who normally work only during the day but may be required to do an infrequent night shift?
UK employees are entitled to 28 days annual leave (5.6 weeks leave). If an employee is off sick for all or part of the year, should they carry over the 28 day equivalent or the 28 days under the Working Time Directive?
A number of staff members have requested parental leave during exam-time; is parental leave applicable to the parents of sixth formers?
How does a business deal with public holidays if they don't open for business on Monday? Are employees entitled to be compensated for Public Holidays that fall on Mondays or any other days on which an employer doesn’t open, or is an employee to be compensated if s/he is not contracted to work, even if the employer is open?
By law is an employee entitled to paid time off for doctors/ dentist appointments?
What happens to the balance of an employee's accrued annual leave when he or she transfers in a TUPE situation?
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?
If an employee is employed by an ROI company but based in N.I. under whose employment law jurisdiction do they fall for paternity leave for example? Alternatively, if the employee is employed in NI but works in ROI, which level of national minimum wage (NMW) would apply, for example?
Must an employee on suspension while a disciplinary investigation is carried out remain available for work, or can they take a holiday during this period?