How to Handle Workplace Inspections by the WRC

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 20 February 2018
Harry Wall
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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We have received notification from the Workplace Relations Commission that we are to be subject to a workplace inspection. What degree of access are we required to give to the inspector?

The inspection functions formerly overseen by NERA have now been taken over by the inspectorate wing of the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”). The WRC regards the inspection process as a key element of checking and ensuring compliance with relevant employment legislation.

An employer has a responsibility to cooperate with the inspection process and to provide information and records in an appropriate format to assist the inspector in making a determination on compliance.

WRC inspectors have

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Harry Wall
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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