Remote working submission

20/05/2021

The Law Society has made a submission on the introduction of a Right to Request Remote Working.

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Practical steps to enabling remote work

In response to a public consultation by the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment, the Society offers an informed view on:

  • the timeframe for an employer to respond to a request,
  • the length of service an employee should have accrued before being entitled to request remote work,
  • risk assessments of home working arrangements,
  • grounds for refusing a request,
  • and more

The submission is available to read in full: Response to Public Consultation on the Right to Request Remote Working

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