How can employers overcome the potential discrimination issues related to hybrid working?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 November 2021
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Hybrid Working; Equality and Discrimination

 think one of the big things for me is, are people who are present in the office under the noses of the bosses going to get preferential treatment?

The concern is working mothers, in particular, are going to . . . As one myself, I know I find working from home particularly attractive. It is much easier for school runs. Is it going to be working moms or perhaps maybe a disabled employee who can't negotiate transport or whatever, or just finds it less stressful not to do that? They're not going to be under the noses of the bosses. So how do we ensure that we're not overlooking people?

Seamus: Again, you need to come back to your policy and procedure, and you need to look at the roles the

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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