SFA E-zine - The Tuesday Edition

Dear Member, 


Welcome to this edition of the SFA e-zine.


In this edition, we discuss a case which highlights the cost of ignoring grievances where an employee was awarded €20K for constructive dismissal.


Are you struggling to hire specific occupations from Ireland or the EU? Is the specific occupation you need missing from the critical skills list or listed on the ineligible occupations list? If yes, please submit your comments to us to amend the occupations list for employment permits.


Find out more about the Climate Action Plan recently launched by the Government which sets out an ambitious course of action over the coming years to address climate disruption. 


With over 80 participants attending our first SFA Skillnet subsidised training programmes, we are now looking for suggestions for our Autumn/Winter Schedule.


Think you’re GDPR compliant? Check today for free through an offer from Sovy as part of the SFA Affinity Scheme.


If you have recently joined the SFA or would like to ensure you get value from your membership then tune into our webinar now taking place on 15 July which will showcase the SFA services to ensure you get the most out of your SFA membership.


I am pleased to announce the SFA Employment Law Conference will be taking place this year in Limerick on 3 October and in Dublin on 10 October. The seminar will help attendees navigate the maze of employment law and be confident that they are complying with their obligations to their staff.


We also provide a summary of recent press coverage.


As always, we’d love to hear from you about any queries you may have, issues you wish to have raised with Government or other stakeholders and your ideas on how we can improve the business environment for us all. Please contact me on tel: 01 605 1602 or e-mail: sven@sfa.ie or tweet: @SFA_Irl or visit: www.sfa.ie.


Kind regards, 

Sven Spollen-Behrens

SFA Director

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In this issue
SFA E-zine - The Tuesday Edition
Recent press coverage
The cost of ignoring grievances - employee awarded €20K for constructive dismissal
Call for submissions on critical skills list etc for employment permits
Climate Action Plan to tackle climate breakdown
SFA Skillnet update
Think you’re GDPR compliant? Check today for free through our Affinity Scheme
SFA Webinar: Get the most from your SFA membership
SFA Employment Law Conference
Save the date: SFA Annual Lunch