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Minister Bruton signs new Statutory Instruments

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton T.D., has recently signed into effect a number of Employment Rights and Industrial Relatio...

Workers can now accrue annual leave while on long-term sick leave

“We are striking the right balance between protecting the rights of vulnerable workers who are ill and trying to minimise the cost to business” - Minister Nash

Low Pay Commission recommends increase in National Minimum Wage of 50 cent to €9.15

The Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase in the National Minimum Wage of 50 cent per hour.

Collective Bargaining and Registered Employment Agreements legislation passes

The Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash, TD, has announced that the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2015 has passed all stages.

Minister Bruton Delivers on Workplace Reform

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD today (Monday) welcomed the signing into law of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 and annou...

Minister Bruton welcomes MRCI paper on Childcare & Domestic Work Sector

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr Richard Bruton TD, today (Wednesday) welcomed the publication by the Migrant Rights Centre of Ireland of a...

Industrial Relations News

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2015 was published on Thursday 14th May 2015. The National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Bill was published on 13...

Employment Permits - Trusted Partner Initiative

The objective of the initiative is to ease the administrative burden on employers/connected persons/EEA contractors in expansion mode and to remove the require...

Government agrees major reforming industrial relations legislation

Legislation will provide significant strengthening of laws to protect and promote workers’ rights and the low paid, and certainty for businesses and employers ...

Contract Cleaning Industry JLC publishes Draft Employment Regulation Order

The Joint Labour Committee for the Contract Cleaning Industry has formulated proposals for fixing the minimum remuneration and working conditions of workers in...

Minister Bruton calls for applications for membership of Board of the Workplace Relations Commission

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD, is inviting people from worker, employer and equality backgrounds, and those with expertise...

New Low Pay Commission calls for submissions on the National Minimum Wage

The new body tasked with advising the Government on the appropriate rate of the national minimum wage is calling for submissions.

Minister Nash appoints Donal de Buitléir as Chairperson of the Low Pay Commission

The Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash TD, has appointed Dr Donal de Buitléir as the Chairperson of the Low Pay Commission

Ministers Bruton and Nash congratulate Patricia King on her appointment

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and the Minister of State for Business and Employment, Ged Nash TD, today (Wednesday) congr...

Changes to Employment entitlements of Non-EEA Students holding Immigration Stamp 2

Changes to the Employment entitlements of Non-EEA Students holding immigration Stamp 2 – with effect from 1 September 2016.

Ministers Bruton and Nash to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act

Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation and Ged Nash TD, Minister for Business and Employment today (Tuesday) announced Cabinet approv...

Minister Nash announces details of study into the prevalence of zero hour contracts

The Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash TD, has issued a call for tenders to carry out a study into the prevalence of zero hour and low hour contrac...

Memorandum of Understanding between NERA and HSA

A Memorandum of understanding was signed today (23 October 2014) between the National Employment Rights Authority and the Health and Safety Authority.

NERA Publishes Annual Review for 2013

This review outlines the inspection, information and enforcement activities of NERA in 2013 and includes a list of all prosecutions where a Court imposed a san...

Government approves ratification of ILO Convention on Domestic Workers

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton, TD, today (9th July 2014) announced the Government’s decision to ratify the International...

Minister Bruton secures Government approval for Workplace Relations Bill

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today (Tuesday, 8th July 2014) secured Government approval for the Workplace Relations Bill...

New Online Search Tool for SME Business Supports

The Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan T.D. has officially launched a "Supporting SMEs" Online Tool.

Government agrees to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD today (Tuesday) secured Cabinet approval to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Ac...

Arrangements for non-EEA Doctors Working in the State Commencing 1st January 2014

New arrangements have been agreed between INIS, the Health Service Executive, the Department of Health and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation re...

Minister Delivers Further Workplace Relations Reforms

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (Tuesday) announced a number of further initiatives as part of the continued impleme...

Minister to bring forward new legislation to deal with REA judgement

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D. today [Thursday] stated that he intends to bring forward legislation to address the recen...