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 5 October 2021, 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.