The European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations, S.I. No. 686/2022 were signed into law on 16 December 2022. The Regulations amend existing legislation concerning contracts of employment and introduce new obligations in relation to probation and parallel employment.

In this episode of KC Connect, Ibec solicitors Catriona McKeating and Pauline O’Hare will run through the terms that must now be included in contracts of employment, the pitfalls of exclusivity clauses and how to manage probation without falling foul of the Regulations.

Ibec members are encouraged to explore the Ibec guidance note on the EU Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive and Ibec Contracts of Employment sample documents.


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Ep. 13  /  KC Connect

Probationary Periods: Legislative Developments and Industrial Relations Considerations

Ibec experts Aisling McDevitt and Kevin Feighery discuss the transposition of the EU Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working conditions into Irish law and the Industrial Relations Acts.

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Ep. 12  /  KC Connect

Employment Legislation- December Update

In this episode of KC Connect, Ibec experts Aoife McFadden and Linda Reid appraise employers of these pieces of legislation and outline what timeframes we can expect for them being enacted.

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Ep. 11  /  KC Connect

Ibec HR Update 2022- Workplace Trends and Insights

In this episode of KC Connect, Ibec experts Stephen Driver and Fiona Higgins discuss the pay and HR trends emerging from the recently published HR Update report.

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Ep. 10  /  KC Connect


In this episode, Ibec experts Sophie Crosbie and James Cleary discuss the issue of penalisation under various pieces of employment legislation.

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