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Remote Working And Compliance With Working-Time Rules

In December 2019, the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation published a report entitled “Remote Work in Ireland”, which defined remote working as a “form of organising and/or performing work, using information technology, in the context of an employment contract/relationship, where work, which could also be performed at the employer’s premises, is carried out away from those premises on a regular basis”

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

On 23 July 2020, the Irish Government announced the introduction of a new Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (“EWSS”)

Return to Work National Safely Protocol Published

In a move that many will see as the first steps to reopening the economy, the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation published the Return to Work Safety Protocol on 9 May 2020

Changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (the Scheme) was introduced on 26 March 2020, for a period of 12 weeks

COVID-19: Immigration Issues

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) has published a COVID-19 Employment Permits Contingency Plan to provide guidance and flexibility in the present COVID-19 global public health emergency

COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

The Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (COVID-19) Act 2020 (the 2020 Act) which was enacted on 27 March 2020 introduced a number of measures to address the disruption being experienced in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis

COVID-19: Strategies for Employers Coping with a Temporary Downturn in Business

In stark contrast to the almost full employment rate enjoyed by Ireland recently, many employers are now faced with the sad and urgent reality of seeking solutions to keep their business afloat in a climate of forced closure of workplaces or a fall-off in business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: How Employers Can Prepare For Potential Challenges

Given that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 which have been confirmed in the Republic of Ireland is rising significantly, many employers are formulating strategies to deal with the anticipated escalation of cases and any likely consequences for employers and the workplace

COVID-19 and Business Continuity Team

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Michael Kavanagh

+ 353 1 637 1524

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Jill Callanan

+ 353 1 637 1551

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Andrew Power

+353 1 638 5832

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RuairĂ­ Mulrean

+ 353 1 638 5844

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Patrick Ryan

+353 1 6385892

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Shane Neville

+ 353 1 638 5853

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Elaine Hughes

Director of Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance
+353 1 6371529

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Einde O’Donnell

Associate Solicitor
+353 1 6385835

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