Bullying and harassment - Anne Pritam, Stephenson Harwood
How and when should employers call out banter and tackle it?
At what point does it become harassment?
What if both parties have participated or the harassed party does not wish to make a formal complaint?
Mental health - Deirdre Lynch, Byrne Wallace
Weighing up all the tactical scenarios, when and how do you amend trigger points and progress warnings for frequent short-term absences due to an underlying mental health condition?
Return to work - Michael Doyle, A&L Goodbody
When diagnosis and time-frame for recovery are not certain, how many "false dawns" of a return to work do you allow a disabled employee who’s on long-term sick leave?
Harassment - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn
Using real-life examples of how to overcome the problems, what actually warrants an investigation, especially in bullying and harassment cases?
Who do you involve and when do you allow an appeal?
Alcohol and drugs - Anne O'Connell, Anne O'Connell Solicitors
What are your obligations over alcohol or drug addiction as part of a capability or disciplinary process, when the addiction may be masking an underlying disability?