Ireland -New act on bargaining agreed -August 02, 2014

The Cabinet has approved the drafting of new legislation to reinstate Registered Employment Agreements (REAs), which set pay rates for certain sectors, on a constitutionally secure basis.

The Cabinet has approved the drafting of new legislation to reinstate Registered Employment Agreements (REAs), which set pay rates for certain sectors, on a constitutionally secure basis (see our Newsletter in May 2014). Under the new legislation companies in financial difficulty will be apply to for a temporary derogation from the legally binding terms of the REA, for the first time. Previously, employers could face criminal sanctions if they breached the REA, no matter their economic circumstances.

English: http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0801 ...   

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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