The impact of Covid-19 on the employment relationship has been enormous. Remote working is normalised and some employers and some employees want it to stay.
As the Oireachtas considers the Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020, the focus is on what steps employers can take to ensure legal compliance and future proof their remote working practices.
Employment Law – The Law and Practice of Remote Working is a half-day online workshop that will explore remote working and the employment contract of the future.
The workshop will explore:
- Remote working and Covid-19, custom, practice and employee expectations;
- The contract of employment and amending to accommodate remote working;
- Duty of care and supervision and health and safety considerations;
- Blurred lines; working time compliance, the right to disconnect and stressed employees, best practice approaches and legislative requirements.
This online workshop that will be delivered using MS Teams. It is scheduled for 20 January 2022, will commence at 10:00 a.m. and conclude at 1:00 p.m.
Participants will be advised to connect on the day from a PC or Laptop. They should have WiFi, Webcam and Microphone available so that they can fully participate in the online workshop activities and discussion.