Introduction of the Code of Practice on Remote Working and Flexible Working

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 19 March 2024
Robert Dooney
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Issues covered: Remote and Hybrid Working, Flexible Working, WRC

The eagerly awaited Code of Practice regarding a right to request a remote working arrangement and a right to request a flexible working arrangement for caring purposes was published on 7 March 2024.  The Code has now mobilised provisions of the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (the 2023 Act) which was signed into law in April 2023. 


Increasing the participation of women, and employees with disabilities in the labour market are the main objectives of the EU Directive that was transposed into Irish law by the 2023 Act and the Code reflects those principles.  If a dispute arises and proceedings issue, the Code may be relied upon in evidence in

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Robert Dooney
Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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