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Course Overview
This course is designed to give learners an increased understanding of the requirements under the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997.

Duration of courses can be adapted to suit your business needs.


  • Overview Of the Legislation
  • Who Is Covered by the Legislation?
  • Exemptions
  • Daily Rest Periods
  • Rest Breaks
  • What Is Classed as Working Time?
  • Weekly Rest Periods
  • Sunday Working
  • The Working Week in Ireland
  • Night Working
  • Notification Of Hours
  • Zero Hours
  • Annual Leave
  • Public Holiday
  • Cessation Of Employment
  • Collective Agreements
  • Record Management
  • Complaints
  • Conclusion


Have a greater understanding of the responsibilities of management under this legislation.

Have confidence to carry out roster management.

Gain a greater understanding of case law relating to the Organization of Working Time Act.

Have an insight of how a complaint proceeds to the Workplace Relations Commission.

Have an understanding of the importance of a paper trail and the maintenance of records for all employees.

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The HR Suite, 13 Upper Baggot Street,
2nd Floor, Dublin 4. DO4 W7K5

The HR Suite, Pier 17 Dingle Road,
Tralee, Co. Kerry. V92 R6DX (HQ)

The HR Suite, 12 South Mall,
Centre, Cork. T12 RD43

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