Employees working across borders

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 12 November 2013
Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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An increasing number of Irish employees work for companies with operations in a number of different countries. These employees can then end up either working permanently or being seconded to other countries for periods of time. The question then arises, where an employee works across borders, under what legislation would they be covered, if a dispute in relation to their employment were to arise?

Michelle Ryan writes:

The first port of call is to the employee’s individual contract of employment which will ordinarily contain a clause specifying what law governs the contract and which courts have jurisdiction in relation to a dispute.

In relation to the applicable law, employers and employees

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Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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