A triangular employment relationship is a type of employment arrangement where employees are employed by an employer, but are placed with a third party who typically exercise control or direction similar to that of an employer.
A recent Employment Court case Leota v Parcel Express Limited is a reminder of the importance of correctly classifying workers.
The Government announced recently a new scheme ( Covid 19 Relief Payment) to financially support employees who have lost their jobs through redundancies due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Employers are entitled to structure their businesses in a sustainable and profitable manner. There is no obligation at law to have positions in a business that are not necessary.
Last week the original government leave payment scheme, which was designed prior to the mandatory lockdown when few people were in self-isolation, was folded into the Wage Subsidy Scheme while the Government confirmed they were working on arrangements for those in essential work who required sick leave due to COVID-19.