National Remote Work Strategy and the Right to Disconnect – Key Points for EmployersPosted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 26 January 2021
On Friday, 15 January the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (“DETE”) published the eagerly awaited National Remote Work Strategy – Making Remote Work (the “Strategy”). The purpose of the Strategy is to give effect to the Irish Government’s vision that remote working is to become a permanent feature of the Irish employment landscape. Deirdre Crowley and Denise Moran of Matheson provide an overview of the key points of note for employers.
Why has this Strategy been published now?
Even before the pandemic, the traditional "9 to 5" working day had become a thing of the past. Employees’ working days were regularly dictated by business needs arising across multiple
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