N for NERA

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 14 September 2011
Aisling Butler
William Fry
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1. Introduction

NERA was established in order to secure compliance with employment rights legislation with the goal of fostering a culture of compliance in Ireland. It was to be given its statutory footing by way of the Employment Law Compliance Bill 2008 (the “Compliance Bill”), once enacted. However, this Bill has now lapsed, with no alternative yet proposed.

NERA has been topical of late in light of the recent High Court judgment regarding Employment Regulation Orders (“EROs”) (EROs are agreements made by Joint Labour Committees in relation to pay and conditions) and the Consultation Paper issued by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, entitled

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Aisling Butler
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