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Free online course: Employment Law & Remote Working - A Changing Landscape

The Diploma Centre's 2022 Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launches on Tuesday 31 May. The highly-relevant topic of employment law and remote working will be explored via in-depth lectures with expert speakers over 5 weeks.

This event is brought to you courtesy of Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre

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31 May to 7 June 2022
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The 2022 MOOC in Employment Law from the Diploma Centre at the Law Society of Ireland provides participants with a comprehensive guide to the key legal and ethical issues relating to the complex areas surrounding employment law and remote working.

Expert speakers, employment lawyers and academics will examine many topics including the right to request remote working, flexible working practices, health and safety considerations, equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and much more!

Who should attend?
This course is open to everyone and anyone who has even a general interest in learning more about employment law and remote working. It will be of particular interest to legal professionals, trainees, barristers, students and to those involved in the employment law spheres, either in a professional or voluntary capacity. We also warmly welcome participants from other disciplines and jurisdictions who have an interest in learning more about employment law from an Irish perspective, for comparative purposes.

Registering is easy – just click the link.

Course structure
The course runs over a five week period with materials for the weekly modules released every Tuesday in the form of a number of short video presentations from expert contributors. These are supported by suggested readings, three quizzes, and ‘live’ online Q & A sessions with the relevant experts. Participants who successfully complete weekly tasks and collect three ‘badges’ may opt to pay a small administrative fee to obtain a digital Certificate of Completion awarded by the Law Society of Ireland.

Confirmed speakers and topics include:

  • Remote working legislation - Richard Grogan, Head of Employment & Dispute Resolution, Richard Grogan & Associates
  • 8 Drivers of Change in the future of work - James Davies, Partner, Lewis Silkin
  • Health & Safety considerations and remote working - Siobhra Rush, Partner, Lewis Silkin
  • Remote working policies - Barry Walsh, Partner, Fieldfisher
  • Data Protection issues around remote working - Fergal Crehan BL, Three Ireland
  • Professional Wellbeing and remote working - Julie Breen, Professional Wellbeing Executive, Law Society of Ireland & Antoinette Moriarty, Head of Psychological Services, Law Society of Ireland

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