Remote Work Legislation has Passed: How do I Handle it?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 19 April 2023
Sinead Morgan
Issues covered: Remote Working

We are a small company with less than 20 employees. In the past we have facilitated employees working remotely on a discretionary basis. We understand that the legislation establishing a right to request remote work has now been implemented. How should we handle this?

The Law

The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022 was signed into law on 4 April 2023. It remains unclear when the legislation will come into force. The Bill provides that a Code of Practice will be issued by the WRC which will provide additional guidance to both employers and employees in relation to both the right to request remote work and the factors to be considered when addressing that request. Given

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This article is correct at 19/04/2023

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