Bill entitled an Act to provide employees working remotely with a right to switch off from out of working hours work-related electronic communications, to disapply subject to conditions certain provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 in the case of certain employees working temporarily from home, and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 18 Nov 2020

Sponsored by: Alan Kelly; Brendan Howlin; Ged Nash; Aodhán Ó Ríordáin; Seán Sherlock; Duncan Smith

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Bill

This Bill has completed Dáil Éireann, Second Stage

12 Nov 2020

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12 Nov 2020

As Initiated

Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020

Debates

18 Nov 2020

Dáil Éireann

Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020: Second Stage [Private Members]

12 Nov 2020

Dáil Éireann

Working from Home (Covid-19) Bill 2020: First Stage