Bill entitled an Act to declare the relationship between employer and employee to be a status relationship, to declare the question whether an individual is an employee or is self-employed to be a question of law to be independently determined, to provide that the description given by the parties shall not be conclusive in determining the true status of an employment relationship, to provide for a presumption in favour of employee status in certain cases, to clarify the employment status of individuals who undertake personally to execute work or service for third parties, to take certain measures to counter the misrepresentation of the status of employees, to amend the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994, and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 7 May 2021

Sponsored by: Marie Sherlock; Mark Wall; Rebecca Moynihan; Annie Hoey; Ivana Bacik

Source: Private Member

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

History of this Bill

The bill is currently before Seanad Éireann, Second Stage

7 May 2021

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7 May 2021

As Initiated

Protection of Employment (Platform Workers and Bogus Self-Employment) Bill 2021

Debates

7 May 2021

Seanad Éireann

Protection of Employment (Platform Workers and Bogus Self-Employment) Bill 2021: First Stage