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# return to work
Government announces new guidance for workplaces as Covid-19 regulations ease
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the new protocol will also help deal with other illnesses.
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# working 9 to 5
Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today.
Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.
Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
# in the works
Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?
# Covid-19
'I had to protect my staff' — Government green list could cause workplace disputes, expert says
Workers returning from abroad might still be asked by their employer to restrict their movements.
# Phase Two
Safety expert: 'Some businesses are using return-to-work plans as a fig leaf - they're not sure what it's meant to do'
Workplaces are grappling with the pandemic-related safety requirements ahead of reopening.
# return to work
Covid-19: Employment law expert warns of deluge of back-to-work disputes after shutdown
Solicitor Richard Grogan says that workers and employers will have to be flexible.
# return to work
'Returnships' to be introduced to help women get back into the workforce
Minster Regina Doherty said women often lack the “confidence and belief in themselves” to return to work after a long period of time.