How will the new employment law landscape affect you?

From the Brexit adjustment to the minimum wage, changes are afoot in employment legislation as the new year looms, writes Alan Hickey

22nd December, 2019
How will the new employment law landscape affect you?
Alan Hickey, associate director of advisory at Peninsula. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

With just a few weeks left until the new year, now is a good time for employers to look ahead to the crucial employment law issues of 2020.

1. EU directive on work-life balance/family-friendly changes

The European Parliament approved an EU directive on work-life balance earlier this year. Although Ireland already complies with many of the proposed rights on parental leave and paternity leave, employers should consider how the new right to request flexible...

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