Lahinch Company Encouraging Employers To Be Prepared For Working From Home Requests

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A Lahinch company is encouraging employers not to be taken aback by employees requesting to work from home.

The Workplace Relations Commission will finalise guidelines in the coming weeks on employee rights to request remote or flexible working, which are expected to include a requirement for employees to give a minimum eight-week notice period when seeking alternative working arrangements.

Figures from Eurostat show the number of Irish people working from home has increased from 7% to 25% since 2019.


Chief Operating Officer of HRLocker Crystel Rynn says while eight weeks isn’t a lot of notice, employers must be prepared for such requests.

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