INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACTS, 1946 TO 2001
SECTION 26(1), INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT, 1990
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SERVICES INDUSTRIAL PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL UNION
Chairman: Mr Flood
Employer Member: Mr Keogh
Worker Member: Mr O'Neill
1. Rehearing arising from LCR 16860
2. The dispute concerns the application of the 8% differential to the ward attendant staff and an additional 8% for staff working in specialised areas in certain Dublin Hospital's.
A Labour Court hearing took place on the 31st of Januuary, 2003. The Court's Recommendation is as follows:
The Court is of the view that this hearing is premature given that the issue of the breakdown of the parallel benchmarking exercise will be before the Court on the 26th of Feburary, 2003.
It is accepted that in the event of this process being discontinued then the parties will enter into direct discussions.
The Court's position is as stated on the 2nd September, 2002 "if there are outstanding issues unresolved that these can be referred directly back to the Court for a Recommendation."
Signed on behalf of the Labour Court
5th February, 2003______________________
Enquiries concerning this Recommendation should be addressed to Carmel McManus, Court Secretary.