Workplace Relations Commission Inspections at a Glance

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 15 February 2019
Niamh Walsh
Crowley Solicitors
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In this ‘Hot Topics’ article Niamh Walsh, Associate Solicitor in Crowley Solicitors provides an overview of  WRC Inspections and the key areas to watch out for in 2019.

With over 5,000 WRC inspections taking place during 2018 and the WRC’s commitment in their Work Programme for 2019 to continue this level of inspection activity into 2019, not to mention the taking effect of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 on 1 March 2019, now is the time to audit employment compliance practices. An audit is now essential to avoid falling foul of the penalties that can be imposed by WRC Inspectors as part of their role in monitoring employment law compliance.

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Niamh Walsh
Crowley Solicitors

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