JLC and REA Reform on the Horizon - What Can We Expect?

Posted in : Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 20 January 2012
Deirdre Crowley
Crowley Solicitors

Deirdre Crowley writes:

Surprisingly little fanfare has surrounded the publication of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2011 (“the Bill”) on 22 December 2011.
http://www.oireachtas.ie/documents/bills28/bills/2011/8411/b8411d.pdf

1. When will an employer’s inability to pay be considered?

For the first time since the National Minimum Wage Act, 2000, the Bill creates a statutory right for employers to apply to the Labour Court for a derogation from its obligation to pay JLC rates if the employer can prove an inability to pay. An application for a derogation can only be given by the court

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Deirdre Crowley
Crowley Solicitors

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