Where contracts of employment are in place for many years, are we required to create an updated statement of terms and conditions, to include details of the date of retirement and provisions regarding placing employees on short time/lay off?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 August 2010
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There is no general requirement under Irish law to produce an updated statement of terms and conditions of employment. However, where a change is made to any of the particulars of employment which are required to be furnished to an employee under the Terms of Employment (Information) Act, 1994 (for example, place of work), an employer is required to notify the employee in writing of the nature and date of the change not later than one month after the change takes effect. If the issues which it is proposed to address in an updated statement of terms comprise new terms of employment and a material amendment to an employee’s existing terms and conditions, then, depending on the nature of the

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