knowledge | 17 October 2016

A Guide to Employment Law in Ireland

Employment law in the Republic of Ireland is governed by common law, statutory provisions and a range of fundamental rights enshrined in the Irish Constitution. In addition, European Community Directives and European Court of Justice decisions apply to the employment relationship.

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This briefing is for general guidance only and should not be regarded as a substitute for professional advice. Such advice should always be taken before acting on any of the matters discussed.

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