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If employees have been working remotely during the pandemic, can they argue that, through custom and practice, they are entitled to work from home on a permanent basis?

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A NI on 05/10/2021 Any contract may be amended at any time either in accordance with the terms of the contract itself or with the agreement of all the parties to the contract. Case law concerning employment contracts has demonstrated the court's willingness to protect employees from employers who may seek to abuse th...
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Contracts of Employment Coronavirus/Covid-19 Remote and Hybrid Working

Can Home Working Be Made Permanent Through Custom and Practice?

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A NI on 01/06/2021 If employees have been working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, can they argue that through custom and practice, it has become a term of their contract of employment that they are entitled to work from home on a permanent basis? During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many employees h...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19 Remote and Hybrid Working