Ireland -New act on bargaining proposed -May 14, 2014

The government has drafted proposals that aim to deliver on the commitment in the coalition programme to legislate on employees’ right to engage in collective bargaining. Workers will get new protection from employers in disputes over pay cuts, pensions and other conditions.

The government has drafted proposals that aim to deliver on the commitment in the coalition programme to legislate on employees’ right to engage in collective bargaining. Workers will get new protection from employers in disputes over pay cuts, pensions and other conditions. The legislation is designed to see companies that refuse to recognise trade unions being hauled in front of the Labour Court for the first time.

English: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/workers-given-new-protections ...  

 

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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