Key Takeaways: Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Request Flexible Working and Right to Request Remote Working

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 28 March 2024
Sarah Linehan
A &L Goodbody LLP
Issues covered: Remote Working, Flexible Working, WRC Code of Practice

The eagerly anticipated Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Right to Request Flexible Working and Remote Working (the Code) was published on 7 March 2024, bringing the rights to request flexible and remote working finally into effect. The right to request flexible and remote working are contained in the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (the Act). The purpose of this article is to highlight the key updates in the Code, over and above the requirements set out in the Act.

What’s new?

Flexible working

The Code makes clear that flexible working may include remote working, flexible working schedules, or reduced working hours. The Code sets out the request

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Sarah Linehan
A &L Goodbody LLP

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