Workplace Relations Commission Inspections – Is your business inspection fit?

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 11 April 2016
Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors
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The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) is empowered to monitor employment conditions through its inspection services to ensure compliance and enforcement of equality and employment related legislation. These functions were previously performed by NERA. In this Hot Topics Article, Emer O’Sullivan in Crowley Solicitors outlines the powers afforded to inspectors under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”). Emer assesses what an inspection may entail and provides useful tips and suggestions as to how employers can ensure that their businesses are inspection fit.

Inspections and powers of inspectors

Part 3 of the 2015 Act deals with inspectors, their appointment and their powers.

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Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors

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