Remote Working and A Return to the Workplace – Issues for Employers

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 9 September 2020
Deirdre Crowley
Issues covered: COVID-19; Remote Working; Safety Protocol; Return to the Workplace

Following Michael Martin’s announcement to introduce certain public health measures until 13 September 2020, Deirdre Crowley, Partner, Eimear Boyle, Senior Associate and Denise Moran, Associate, address the tighter restrictions imposed in respect of remote working and explore what this means for employers in Ireland.  They also address the common queries arising for employers who are preparing for a return of their workforces.

1. What did the Government announce on 18 August 2020?

On foot of recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team, the Irish Government announced that “all businesses should continue to facilitate remote working where possible” until 13

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