Essential Employment Law for Irish Employers

Essential Employment Law for Irish Employers

With so many changes taking place in today’s workplace an understanding of core employment laws is now more essential than ever before. This extensive full day course, delivered by a highly trained and experienced solicitor and barrister combination, is designed to give all participants a thorough grounding in the main components of Irish employment law in just one day.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • Obtain an overview of all key components of employment law
  • Find out the key up-to-date laws relevant when employing staff
  • Learn key tips from two highly experienced lawyers on how to keep on the right side of the law whilst allowing for effective management of staff
  • Find out how to be pro-active and avoid issues that commonly land employers in difficulties
  • Receive practical advice on how to devise workplace policies and procedures that are clear, fair and unlikely to be found wanting before a Tribunal
  • Learn about the laws you need to know in depth when terminating employment
  • Find out about the very latest developments in employment law
  • Discover how to research employment issues and make best use of the comprehensive notes given to each participant

What will be covered?

  • Sources of employment law
  • Recruitment, selection and appointment
  • Legislation during the course of employment
  • Employment equality and discrimination issues
  • Termination of employment – Unfair Dismissal
  • Developments to watch out for, including: Agency workers, reform of joint labour committees and review of complaints bodies.

Please Note: The pack will contain notes on Sources of Employment Law including Legislation, EU Directives and Case Law, however, it will not form part of the programme on the day. These will be compiled by Marian Jennings.

100% of recent delegates would recommend this event to their colleagues and peers!

Who should attend?
Anyone with a need to know the main building blocks of Irish employment law including HR Managers, Supervisors, In-house Lawyers and Legal & HR Advisers. Ideal for those new to employment law or seeking a refresher course. This event is not suitable for those with extensive knowledge of Irish employment law.

When and where? 
9.30am - 4.30pm on Wednesday 6th May 2020
The Gibson Hotel, Dublin


Early Bird Rate: €495 (deadline Friday 27 March 2020)

Standard Rate: €575

Early Bird Charity/Small* Company Rate: €445 (deadline Friday 27 March 2020)

Charity/Small* Company Standard Rate: €495

*All organisations with fewer than 50 employees or charities qualify for our Charity/Small company rate. The number of employees includes all branches, subsidiary/parent companies, boards, trusts and federated organisations.

If this event is taking place in a hotel and you require a bedroom for the night before or day of the event please get in touch. We work with all our hotels to offer a preferential delegate rate for overnight stays where possible. For more information please email

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Event details


9.30am - 4.30pm


06 May 2020


The Gibson Hotel, Dublin


Early Bird Rate: €495 (deadline Friday 27 March 2020)

Standard Rate: €575

Early Bird Charity/Small Company Rate: €445 (deadline Friday 27 March 2020)

Charity/Small Company Standard Rate: €495