Employment Law

The Workplace Relations Act 2016 has provided a comprehensive framework for Employment Law in Ireland.

Kent Carty’s specialist team of solicitors can advise clients on:

  • Negotiation in drafting employment contracts
  • Employer and employee rights and responsibilities under Irish Law
  • Issues in relation to notice periods, adoptive leave and holiday requirements, sickness benefits, maternity and paternity leave
  • Providing representation and guidance before the Workplace Relations Tribunal, the Labour Court and Circuit Court
  • Providing representation and guidance in Employment Law issues regarding unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, equality matters and breach of contract for wrongful dismissal claims
  • Issues in relation to the transfer of employee rights in accordance with the Transfer of Undertakings Directive
  • Issues in relation to equality legislation and matters pertaining to bullying and sexual harassment and all equality issues
  • Issues pertaining to industrial relations regarding trade disputes
  • Advice in relation to employer obligations and employee rights in relation to pension funds
  • Advice in relation to matters pertaining to disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Advice in relation to employer and employee obligations pursuant to whistleblower legislation
  • Advice in relation to matters pertaining to the Constitution and Natural Justice including the European Convention of Human Rights

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Killian Carty - Partner