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UK/Ireland: Labour Court highlights risk of employees checking emails outside work


An employee who regularly dealt with work email out of hours was awarded compensation in a recent decision of the Irish Labour Court. The case highlights employers’ duties relating to employee working hours and record keeping.    While the introduction of smartphones into our professional lives has meant the working day becoming increasingly flexible and fluid, the law on working time in Ireland has not caught up with the 24/7 work access that we now have....

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