Lead Training Services

Essentials of Employment Law and Industrial Relations

Starting: 24th October 2024

Module Dates Time
Essentials of Employment Law and Industrial Relations 24/10, 31/10, 07/11 17:30 – 20:30

Trainer: Dr. Krista Ellul

This module will enable the learner to

  • List the salient points of the Employment and Industrial Relations Act (EIRA), while reviewing the Industrial Relations Tribunal (IRT) in terms of its functions and operations, even from the employer’s point of view;
  • Define what could be deemed as an unfair dismissal, so that to avoid infringing the employment law stipulations in a fair and equitable way;
  • Distinguish termination procedures between fixed term and indefinite term employees;
  • Understand family based rights that are applicable such as parental leave entitlements, urgent family leave entitlements and other family entitlements;
  • Describe the different social security benefits that employees are entitled to, with particular reference to pensions;
  • Define the rights and entitlements that part-time workers should have;
  • Identify and understand different types of employment contracts, while reviewing in detail the various clauses that can be included in a contract, with their significance and repercussions;
  • Describe the different working time regulations that are relevant to different industrial sectors;
  • Describe how the Plurastic mode of Industrial Relations is applied, by means of the Employment Relations Board and the National Agreement, ensuring increments in the Cost of Living Adjustment and the Minimum Wage;
  • Identifying obligations under the EU Employee Directive for employers operating in more than one EU country.

Course Delivery Mode – Live Webinars

This course will be delivered via live online webinars.  The course trainers will be visible on screen via a professional webinar platform through which students can follow the trainer presenting live whilst also using a powerpoint presentation and sharing other resources as necessary.  Students will be able to interact with the trainer by sending questions or comments through the same webinar platform.  Our student support team will assist all students with simple instructions on how to access the webinar online.  A support line will also be made available to communicate with a student support officer in case of technical difficulties encountered during the live webinar.

All webinars will also be recorded and uploaded on the student online resources portal for future reference during home study.  Trainers will also dedicate very regular Q & A times during the webinar to ensure all students can have the chance to ask questions and reach the intended learning objectives.  The email and contact details of the trainer will also be made available in case students would wish to get in touch with the trainer throughout the course period.


Please note:
This is a singular module which forms part of a larger qualification course.

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