The Transparency and Predictability of Working Conditions Directive

Posted in : EY Law Insights on 10 May 2022
Deirdre Malone
EY Law Ireland
Issues covered: Probationary Periods; Terms and Conditions of Employment; Exclusivity Clauses; Posted Workers

With limited fanfare, the Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on Transparency and Predictability of Working Conditions (the “Directive”) was published nearly 3 years ago. Its ambition is to provide every possible type of employee with clarity as to their terms and conditions of employment.  

In this insight, Deirdre Malone, Associate Partner, and Laura Ryan, Solicitor, in the Employment Team at EY Law, look at what needs to be done to update Irish employment law to reflect the requirements of the Directive before the deadline on 1st August 2022.

Purpose and scope of the Directive

There is extensive legislative protection for employees regarding terms and conditions in Ireland already as provided

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Deirdre Malone
EY Law Ireland

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