Jennifer Cashman's Annual Review - Q&A Follow UpPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 26 January 2023 Issues covered: Remote/Flexible/Domestic Violence Leave; Retirement
Remote/Flexible/Domestic Violence Leave
1. How will that work for specialist (e.g., Nursing, Doctors, etc.) if it applies to all workers?
[I believe this relates to right to request flexible working]
The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022 provides that employees have the right to request remote/flexible working. This is simply a right to request, i.e., an employer may refuse.
2. If someone is injured at home, who is liable?
Presumably where the injury is work related, e.g., tripping over a laptop charger.
Relevant legislation: Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act 2005.
‘Place of work’ is defined as any place where work is carried out, whether occasionally or
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This article is correct at 26/01/2023
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