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Return to Work Protocols – An ISME webinar


Download our webinar where we answer your questions on return to work protocols, vaccinations, wearing of PPE at work and much more.

***This is a pre-recorded webinar and the information contained is correct at date of recording – 13/08/2021

The webinar was lead by Katherine McVeigh B.L.

Katherine is a practising barrister with a general civil practice, specialising in employment and equality law. She appears regularly before the WRC, Labour Court and civil courts in employment law disputes. She frequently publishes and presents on employment law issues. Katherine is the Secretary of the Employment Bar Association (EBA) and committee member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland (ELAI).

Once purchased you will receive a recording of the webinar and the speakers slides and links.

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Areas covered in the webinar are listed below:

Topic 1: Mandatory vaccinations including:

  • Constitutional elements
  • Statutory considerations including:
    • Unfair Dismissals Act 1977;
    • Employment Equality Act 1998;
    • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.

Topic 2: GDPR/ Data Protection Act 2018 and vaccinations 

Topic 3: Returning to work after Covid-19 including:

  • Employees requesting to work remotely
  • Employees requesting to change terms of employment
  • Maintaining a physical distance at work

Topic 4: General compliance with Covid-10 procedures including: 

  • Internal remote processes and procedures during Covid-19
  • The process of conducting disciplinaries remotely
  • Procedures in redundancy meetings/consultations remotely

Topic 5: Mask wearing at work

Topic 6: Dealing with vulnerable employees and Covid-19

Topic 7: The Supreme Court decision of Zalewksi – an update on the Act and the current status of the WRC.

Topic 8: An Update on the current status of the Labour Court 

Topic 9: New 2021 Codes of Practices (Statutory Instruments) 

Topic 10: New legislation  

  • Employment law legislation being enacted in the near future (including the right to request remote work)


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