Will the Labour Court issue codes of practice in respect of unfair dismissal and other legislation?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 8 April 2015
Zelda Cunningham
Arthur Cox
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The proposed Workplace Relations Bill 2014 (the “Bill”) provides for the transfer of all functions from the Labour Relations Commission to the Workplace Relations Commission (the “WRC”). It is expected that the Bill will be enacted before the summer.

The Bill empowers the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to direct the WRC to draft a Code of Practice on a certain topic or to amend any draft Code of Practice submitted to him/her. The WRC shall hear and consider representations from outside parties before submitting a draft Code of Practice to the Minister for approval. The Minister shall then approve or require amendments to a Code of Practice. After the Code of Practice is

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Zelda Cunningham
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