INSIGHTS

Stratis Consulting is regularly called upon to provide insightful commentary and perspectives on topics of interest to our clients including:

  • Developments in People Strategies and Employee Relations - trends in employee reward and recognition, employment law, significant third party decisions, workplace reforms, industrial disputes including disputes in essential services etc.
     

  • Labour Market Developments such as e.g. Minimum Wage, Living Wage, Public Sector Pay and Reform, Pensions, Skills Development and ‘Future of Work’ issues.
     

  • Research on topics of relevance to our clients including workplace innovation, total remuneration, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and strategic people issues.

For further information or to schedule an appointment please contact Brendan McGinty:

 

T +353 1 216 6302

M +353 87 2433038

E brendan.mcginty@stratis.ie

Recent Posts

March 18, 2020

At Stratis Consulting, we have put this guidance note together for employers on various issues arising for them and their employees if they need to institute temporary lay offs or short time working in response to the dramatic slowdown due to Covid-19 pandemic.

This cl...

February 28, 2020

Labour costs are a key factor in determining competitiveness. After years of moderate growth, labour costs have started to increase at a much faster rate than in previous years. It should be a shared challenge for Government, employers and trade unions to ensure that t...

February 28, 2020

The Board of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) is required to review the performance of the Commission over the previous year against its Key Performance Indicators and produce a programme of activities for the following year. Stratis has reviewed key aspects of...

February 28, 2020

During 2020 the new Government when it takes office will be engaging with Public Sector Unions on a successor to the Public Sector Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2018-2020. The PSSA has been under pressure over deals on ‘pay restoration’ for up to 60,000 teachers, nurses,...

February 28, 2020

The next Programme for Government will likely see a significant legislative focus on a range of employment issues in the areas of flexible working, pensions and even collective bargaining rights.

(a) On pensions, the State Pension and retirement age featured significant...

February 28, 2020

In recent days the potential for a coronavirus outbreak has grown and it is prudent for employers to consider what actions may be taken in their workplaces in relation to this risk materialising.

Employers are reminded that they have obligations under the Safety, Health...

February 28, 2020

On the 19.02.20, Brendan McGinty, Managing Partner of Stratis Consulting had the privilege of participating in a discussion on “The Emergence of the Independent Contractor” at the NRF Annual Conference 2020, 'Beyond All Limits'. The following are some of the key points...

February 28, 2020

Several campaigns by trade unions, and in particular Public Sector Trade Unions,  with the support of environmental groups are evident in the promotion of a four-day week. Proponents have argued that it could have a positive impact on the environment as it would likely...

February 28, 2020

In our most recent “Client Update” we provided an update and review of the IR and ER landscape. Over the next few weeks we’ll share our thoughts on some of the key issues.

Next up we look at “Proposed Gender Pay Gap Legislation?”.

Gender Pay Gap Bills

At present, there ar...

February 16, 2020

In our most recent “Client Update” we provided an update and review of the IR and ER landscape. Over the next few weeks we’ll share our thoughts on some of the key issues.

Next up we look at “Is there tentative interest in a new national social dialogue?”.

Emergence of a...

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