Employment Contracts Must Be Transparent and Predictable: Implications for Employers

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 6 February 2023
Ciara O'Kennedy
LK Shields
Issues covered: The European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022; Probation; Contracts of Employment; Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

Following her popular presentation on the Directive in our Annual Review and its subsequent implementation, Ciara O'Kennedy, Partner in LK Shields Solicitors LLP, provides her insights on the implications for employers.

The European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022 were signed into law, and came into force, on 16 December 2022. The Regulations implement Ireland’s obligations, under Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union, into national law.

The low-key introduction of the Regulations just before Christmas may have diminished the significance of the changes that the Regulations have introduced

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Ciara O'Kennedy
LK Shields

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