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Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely

It’s a murky area of Irish law when it comes to the novel coronavirus.


THE NUMBER OF people are changing their working arrangements – either as a precaution or a drill – is growing because of concern over the novel coronavirus.

However, there are some grey areas of legislation, something which trade unions are seeking to be clarified and the Department of Social Protection has done its best to explain.

We sat down with solicitor Richard Grogan, an employment law specialist, to answer some of your questions.

Watch the video above for our full report, and check here for the HSE’s latest medical advice.

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