Náisiúnta Leictreach Contraitheoir Eireann -v- The Labour Court & ors Posted In: Case Law
Decision Number IEHC 303
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues, Pay, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The Applicant was a company, limited by guarantee, which represented a number of small to medium sized employers which provide electrical contracting services.
This judicial review was taken to determine:
- Whether a sectoral employment order (SEO) made pursuant to the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 was legally valid.
- Whether the underpinning legislation, Chapter 3 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015, was constitutional.
The High Court, finding for the Applicant, held that the purported SEO was not legally valid and that the underpinning legislation, Chapter 3 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 was unconstitutional as it did not meet the requirements of
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