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Brendan Burgess

Careers, Employment/Unemployment, Further Education/Training

Useful Links and Resources
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Department of Enterprise and Employment (DETE A-Z of Services)
eWork Ireland
Health and Safety Authority
IMI Irish Management Institute
Leargas Q&A Forum
Public Jobs
The Employment Appeals Tribuanal (from DETE)
Labour Court
Labour Relations Commission. (The LRC)
DETE- Employer's guide to work permits
Oasis- Surveillance of electronic communications in the workplace
The Equality Authority
HRMS and Industrial Relations Page - IBEC (members only)
The Work Life Balance Homepage
TUF* Employee Rights

Redundancy and Unemployment
Finishing employment - how do I claim tax back?
Redundancy for contractors from own company
Redundancy Payments
Soon to be unemployed
Oasis - Losing your job- Redundancy in Ireland
Oasis - Losing your job and notice from your employer

Trade Unions, Professional Bodies and Employers' Groups
List Trade Unions in Ireland
Construction Industry Federation
Health Service Employers Agency
Small Firms Association
Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed
The Irish Farmers Associtation

Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employees
TUPE from
TUPE and the 2003 Regulations from by Kathryn Matthews
TUPE from by Barry O'Neill
TUPE Comhairle
TUPE KeyPost

Payroll Issues (other than taxation), Wages, Hours of Work etc Deductions etc
Employer's Deductions from Pay
Payment of Wages Act 1991
Overpayment of Salary
SIPTU - Guidelines on Your Rights Under the National Minimum Wage Act

Relative Wages and Salaries

Health and Safety at Work Issues
Health and Safety Authority website
Health and Safety at Work Oasis
Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (pdf)
Hygiene in the Workplace
VDUs and Eye Tests

Returning to or coming to Work in Ireland
Dept of Foreign Affairs - Visas and Working in Ireland
DETE - Guidelines & Procedures for the Work Permits Section

Leave Entitlements
List of Public Holidays for 2008
Compassionate Leave 1
Compassionate Leave 2
Educational Leave - Is there an entitlement to EL ?
Force Majeure
Parental Leave
Carer's Leave - Oasis
Sick Leave in Civil Service
Sick Pay Schemes and Social Welfare -
Sick Leave -
Oasis- The Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004
IBEC- Special and Other Leave Types (members only)
Oasis - Annual Leave and Public Holidays

Equality in Workplace
The Equality Authority
Dept of Justice Equality Section
SIPTU Employment Equality Act 1988
Comhairle Equality at Work

Grievances - When things go wrong

Oasis link bullying
Oasis link working hours

Career Development
Careers Office NUI Galway


CVs, References, Interviews and Job Hunting
Key Post: Competency Based Interviews
Agency Worker Issues

Educational Courses

Employee References copied from Absolute Beginners:
Minimum Notice Guide
Unfair Dismissals Act- Guide (required pdf reader)

Contracts of Employment, Terms and Conditions of Employment - Sales Employment Contracts

Retirement Issues (excluding PRSA's and Pensions)
Retiring from work in Ireland - from Oasis
Retirement Planning Council of Ireland Ltd. (RPC)
Retiring from work in Ireland - from Oasis

Social Welfare and other Benefits
Social Wefare in Ireland (from
Department of Family and Social Affairs

DETE Employment Rights Section
The Section is available for contact at:
Employment Rights Information Unit
Room G05
Davitt House
65a Adelaide Road
Dublin 2
Telephone: + 353 1 631 3131
LoCall Number 1890 201 615
Fax: + 353 1 631 3329
Opening hours: 9.30 am - 5.00 pm (including lunchtime)