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Important January HR and Employment Law Updates
As we kick off 2023, the New Year brings with it many important HR and Employment Law Updates that came into effect from the 1st of January 2023.
National Living Wage to Replace Minimum Wage by 2026

The Government has announced the introduction of a new national Living Wage to replace the national Minimum Wage by 2026. The Living Wage is defined as the minimum amount people need to live and take part in Irish Society.

Right to Request Remote Working to be Integrated with Work Life Balance Bill

The Government announced yesterday that the new law aimed at giving Employees the right to request remote work is to be included in the Work Life Balance Bill.

Government Signals Overhaul of Right to Request Remote Working Legislation

Since first published in January 2022, there has been some controversy relating to the Right to Request Remote Working Bill, and in particular the 13 reasons for Employers to refuse an Employee’s request for remote working. 

Government Approves New Pensions Auto-Enrolment Scheme

The Government has finally approved the details of the new scheme. It is estimated that 750,000 workers aged between 26 and 60 will be impacted once introduced.

Budget 2023 – Summary Points for Employers

The Government has announced the details of its €11bn Budget 2023 package. The Budget, which was brought forward this year, includes a broad range of initiatives to support the public and businesses with increasing energy costs.