Employment law is the area of law regulating the relationship between employers and employees, including what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees’ rights at work.
Here you’ll find information on new and amended statutes, rates and the workplace relations system as well as topic pages with resources covering the terms and conditions of employment; data protection and technology; holidays and working hours; employment equality; whistleblowing; dispute resolution; and investigations and termination of employment.
A round up of rates, providing quick and easy access to information on parental payments, illness payments, redundancy pay, National Minimum Wage, Income Tax, PRSI and the USC
Keep up to date with the latest employment law developments and proposed future changes
The setup of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) on 1 October 2015 brought in a new wave of dispute resolution mechanisms in Ireland. All first instance complaints now go to an Adjudication Officer and then, on appeal, to the Labour Court
Employment law topics
Guidance on the legal issues surrounding the terms and conditions of employment
Learn about how to deal with bullying, harassment, victimisation and the nine types of discrimination
Guidance on the legislation governing working time and leave entitlements
Information on the law relating to data protection and the use of the internet and social media in the workplace
Guidance on the legal issues surrounding whistleblowing in the workplace
Find out how to deal with workplace conflict and disputes
Learn how to carry out a workplace investigation and manage redundancy and dismissal