Course Description

Employment Law Essentials

Employment Law Essentials is a course run by Institute of Public Administration, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of One Day. For more information about Employment Law Essentials at Institute of Public Administration, please review the details below.

HRM professionals and line managers with people management responsibilities need to be familiar with the principles of employment law and the key obligations and constraints placed on them in managing the employment relationship.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this online Employment Law Essentials workshop participants will:

  • Have a practical understanding of employment law at the start, during and at the end of the employment relationship;
  • Be aware how employment law principles apply to HRM situations;
  • Be able to appreciate the rights and responsibilities employment law places on employees and employers / management;
  • Be able to identify potential exposure to litigation within their employments;
  • Understand how employment litigation may be avoided.

Course Content

During the Employment Law Essentials online workshop there will be a focus on:

  • The Employment Relationship and Employment Law in Context;
  • The Employment Contract – Employee vs Independent Contractor,  Express/implied Terms and Alterations to Terms & Conditions of Employment;
  • Protective Legislation – Overview of Core Terms on Main Statutes;
  • Discipline in the Workplace and Dignity at Work – Processes, Pitfalls, Case Law and the Implications for Discipline and Grievance Management;
  • Work Related Stress – The Legal Requirements and Case Law Developments;
  • Remedies and External Dispute Resolution Processes – Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court and High Court.

This course has been modified for delivery as a five hour online workshop that will be delivered over two x two and a half hour sessions (10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 16:30).  It will be delivered remotely via MS Teams and facilitated by subject matter experts.

This online workshop will be offered on the following date:

  • 1  December 2021
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Training ProviderInstitute of Public Administration
Course LocationBallsbridge, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 4
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Start Date1st December 2021
Course End Date1st December 2021
Course DurationOne Day
Course Fee400.00
Phone01 240 3666
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57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D04 TC62

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