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A Guide to the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 March 2019
Bríd Nic Suibhne
A&L Goodbody

The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 was signed into law on Christmas Day 2018 and commenced on 4 March 2019. The Act is intended to improve the security and predictability of working hours for employees on insecure contracts and those working variable hours and has been described by the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection as containing "the most significant changes for working conditions in a generation".

In short, the key changes are: