If a company based in ROI employs staff in NI, is there a requirement to provide Disciplinary and Grievance processes within a certain timeframe of an employee joining the company?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 4 July 2016
Zelda Cunningham
Arthur Cox
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Employment relationships are protected by the employment legislation and rights/entitlements of the particular jurisdiction wherein the employee carries out his employment duties/functions regardless of any express contractual provision to the contrary. Article 6.1 of the Rome Convention provides that an employment agreement cannot oust the mandatory employment legislation applicable in the jurisdiction in which the employee habitually conducts his work in performance of any agreement. As such, despite the fact that the employees in the above example may be employed by the ROI company, if the employees habitually carry out the functions and duties of their employment in NI, the rights,

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