Ireland – Long-Awaited Insight into The Right To Request Remote Working

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 26 January 2022
Linda Hynes
Lewis Silkin
Issues covered: Right to Request Remote Working

Irish employers and employees have been given some detail on how the long-awaited right to request remote working will operate. The legislation, once enacted, will introduce for the first time a legal framework in Ireland around requesting remote working arrangements.  Linda Hynes, Partner in the Employment, Immigration and Reward division of Lewis Silkin outlines the main aspects of the Draft Scheme of the Right to Request Remote Working Bill 2022.

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has published a draft ‘general scheme’ (the draft scheme) which gives details of what is likely to be contained in the Right to Request Remote Working Bill. The draft scheme has been

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Linda Hynes
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