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Teagasc Farm Labour Manual

This manual aims to assist farmers who are currently employing, or thinking about employing, a labour unit for the first time. It brings together the expertise of front line Teagasc advisors, educators, human resources personnel and researchers across Teagasc. Contributions from commercial dairy farmers and the Workplace Relations Commission further enhance this highly practical publication.

Teagasc Farm Labour Manual

Hiring Staff

For information and resources  on hiring staff, click here

Legal Requirements

For information on legal requirements and ensuring health and saftey standards are met on the farm, click here.

Tax Issues and Cost

For information on Tax issues and costs involved in employing labour on dairy farms, click here.

Managing Employees

For information on hiring staff and managiong employees, click here.

Conference Proceedings

View presentations and proceedings from previous Labour Conferences and Workshops here

Collabarative Farming

Collaborative farming is two or more farmers working together in a formal arrangement for the mutual benefit of all those involved in the arrangement. Find out more here

Workplace Relations Commisions

Click here for information on workplace relations services and employment rights framework for employers and employees from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).