Territorial Issues - What Law and Jurisdiction Applies to Employees Who Work Partly Outside NI?Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 21 March 2022
Working from home and remotely has thrown up a large number of issues for employers, including on this island in particular, where employees may easily split their working time across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This can lead to confusion over which law applies if the employer is based in one territory and the employee works in the other.
The Rome Convention
Where the employee’s contract of employment states that a certain law applies e.g. ROI or NI, the Rome Convention upholds this choice of law but the employee will be entitled to rely on any key employment laws (mandatory rules) of the country in which they work. This will apply where those laws are more beneficial to
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