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Foundations in Employment Law


Programme Overview
The Foundations in Employment Law programme introduces employment law to those who are new to the area and need a clear understanding of the obligations. The programme focuses on the areas of critical importance with regards to compliance through practical examples, case law and current best practice.

Who Should Attend?
Managers and HR specialists who are either new to the area of employment law or looking for the most up-to-date information on the area of employment law. This programme would also suit HR specialists from outside the jurisdiction who would like to get a greater understanding of the legislation in Ireland.


Duration: 2 Days

Programme Content:
  • Contracts of employment
  • Equality legislation
  • Protective leave
  • Grievances
  • Discipline
  • Dismissals

The law, by statute and judgement, is placing an ever-increasing burden on the employment relationships. Failure to comply with the law is both costly and time-consuming. Experienced Ibec staff who deal with a variety of real-life situations on a daily basis present this course. They will present the issues in a practical manner illustrating the key points with the use of realistic case examples, case studies and exercises.

Upcoming dates:

Ibec, DublinMay 22, 23, 2018
Ibec, DublinJune 19, 20, 2018
Ibec, DublinSeptember 11, 12, 2018

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"Great course content and well delivered."

Geraldine Hanley, HR Business Partner, Green Isle Foods

"I learned a lot. The presenters who peppered the legislation with examples were very effective."

Linda Allen, Recruitment Executive, Irish Rail

"Great course, thank you. Really informative and interesting."

Clara Malone, HR Manager, Microsoft

"I found the two days to be a great introduction to employment law."

Carmel Hackett, Human Resource Advisor, Provident Financial Group

"One of the most productive courses I have been on as interaction was highly encouraged and we had a great group. Everyone felt they could get involved, therefore I think we all got a lot out of it."

Kela Mc Gouran, Hansard

"Very enjoyable and informative two days. Thank you."

Ann O'Brien, Office Manager, Petroceltic

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