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Month: January 2022

Damien McCarthy - CEOHR Buddy
Covid 19
HR Buddy

5 things employers need to watch out for as we prepare for the lifting of workplace restrictions:

Wellbeing is going to be critical. People have been impacted in different ways. Some may have lost a love one, some may have struggled financially, a lot will have gotten used to doing things differently, many will have a different outlooks and sets of values out the other side of this. Parents who were working from home may see detachment issues with their young children, when they return to the office. Some will have thrived through homeworking, some will have hated it and although many employees will be happy to see restrictions lifted, there will still caution and a worry with regard to health & safety in the workplace as the restrictions may have eased but the threat of Covid-19 still remains in the background.

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Damien McCarthy - CEOHR Buddy
HR
HR Buddy

HR Buddy Newsletter January 2022

The GDPR issue with regard not being allowed to ask, learn  or disclose vaccination status of employees is particularly awkward and almost conflicts with the safety, health and welfare act. But the pandemic has thrown up some confusing and difficult situations and it is no different when it comes to workplace relations and employment law.

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