Diploma in Employment Law at The Diploma Centre

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The Diploma Centre is inviting late applications for the popular Diploma in Employment Law, which commences on 11 February.

Framed by the Workplace Relations Act 2015, this diploma will cover all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, from recruitment through to termination, with a particular focus on the effect of Covid-19 on workplaces and labour law and practice.

Find out more and apply here.

Diploma in Employment Law at The Diploma Centre Modules

The employment law programme is based on the following module scheme and covers key themes as listed below:

Module 1: Introduction to employment law

  • Workplace Relations Act 2015 (WRA),
  • Forums and redress,
  • Recruitment and status of workers,
  • Data protection in the workplace,
  • The HR perspective.

Module 2: Workers and allowances

  • Pay and benefits,
  • Pensions,
  • Working Time Act 1997,
  • Statutory leave.

Module 3: Rights of the worker

  • Equality in the workplace,
  • Age discrimination,
  • Bullying and harassment,
  • Health and safety,
  • Mediation,
  • Social media in the workplace.

Module 4: Resolutions

  • Trade disputes and industrial relations,
  • Notice and dismissal,
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedure,
  • Whistleblowing,
  • Injunctions.

Module 5: Issues when leaving work

  • Transfer of Undertaking Regulations,
  • Severance packages,
  • Redundancy,
  • Practical advice when using the WRA.


Learn more about Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland here.

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Steven Galvin

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