Inspection Powers of the New Workplace Relations Commission

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 10 March 2015
Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court
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The Workplace Relations Bill 2014, when enacted, is expected to allow for the establishment of a new Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the commencement of operations in May 2015. In this article, Alan Haugh BL, who was seconded on a full-time basis to the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation to assist with and advise on the preparation of the Workplace Relations Bill, sets out his views on the expected inspection powers of the WRC. Alan writes:

It is strongly anticipated that the institutional and procedural reforms provided for in the Workplace Relations Bill 2014, if implemented, will be of significant assistance in reducing the burden of compliance on employers and

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Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court

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