The Impact Of Remote Working On Jurisdiction Of Employment Contracts

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 27 July 2021
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Territorial jurisdiction; Remote working

The Impact Of Remote Working On Jurisdiction Of Employment Contracts

Now more so than ever, the territorial scope of UK/ NI employment law is an important issue for employers and employees alike. The evolving global market coupled with the recent Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a growing increase in employees working remotely. Employers need to consider, and far as possible, clarify, whether remote workers fall within NI jurisdiction and the legal implications that arise from these arrangements.

Statutory Rights

The correct jurisdiction is an important issue to ensure that employers are aware of the different rights and obligations governing the employment relationship, including the right

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This article is correct at 27/07/2021

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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