The European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022

Posted in : HR Updates ROI on 20 January 2023
Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite
Issues covered: European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022; Contracts of Employment; Policies and Procedures

Under the new European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022, there are new requirements placed on employers. The purpose of the Regulations is to provide more transparency and predictability in regards to working conditions.

In line with the Regulations, employers are now required to notify each new employee, in writing, within five days of commencement of employment, of their core terms of employment. The core terms should include:

  • The duration and conditions relating to a probationary period, if applicable;
  • The place of work;
  • The title, grade, nature or category of work for which the employee is employed or a brief description of the work;
  • Commencement

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This article is correct at 20/01/2023

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Caroline Reidy
The HR Suite

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