Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 23/4/2021

Posted in : Fortnightly Review of Recent Employment Developments on 23 April 2021
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Issues covered: General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Hate Crime) Bill 2021; Pension; Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS); Coronavirus/COVID-19

This week's top stories:

  • The WRC has published interim guidelines in relation to claims for adjudication, pending the introduction of the required emergency legislation to comply with constitutional breaches in relation to hearings.
  • The government has approval publication of the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Hate Crime) Bill 2021. Protected characteristics are not dissimilar to those our readers will recognise from the Employment Equality Acts.
  • 40% of workers aged between 20 and 69 have no occupational pension coverage, other than the state pension.
  • The government has set out a five year strategy to deliver on the commitment to reach 10,000 new apprentice registrations per year

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