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Security Industry - ERO Update 16th August 2022

Update - 16th of August 2022

On the 3rd of August 2020 Minister English accepted a proposal for an ERO for the Security Industry effective from the 29th of August 2022. The link to the Department’s press release can be accessed at Minister English signals intention to commence a new Employment Regulation Order to increase pay for the security industry - DETE (enterprise.gov.ie)

Update – 25th of July 2022

Following a public hearing on the 7th of June 2022, the Labour Court adopted amended proposals of the Security Industry JLC on the 18th of July 2022 and a copy of the proposals was sent to the Minister on Thursday the 21st of July 2022.

Update – 29th of April 2022

Hearing of the Court on the 7th of June 2022

 

On the 21st of March 2022 the Court held a public hearing where two issues regarding the jurisdiction of the Court to proceed with the hearing were raised. 

The Court determined that the proposal of the Security Industry Joint Labour Committee was properly before it and that it would proceed to hear all parties on the substantive issue in accordance with section 42B (12) of the Industrial Relations Act 1946.

This hearing will take place at 10.00 am in Lansdowne House on the 7th of June 2022. The hearing will be a public hearing.

Update - 14th April 2022

Decision of the Court in respect of two preliminary issues.

A Division of the Court at a hearing held on the 21st of March 2022 heard all parties who wished to be heard in respect of two preliminary matters.

The Court has issued its Decision which can be viewed: Here

The Court will be in contact with the parties in due course with a new date for the hearing.

Update - 9th March 2022

The Court received the following submissions by 5pm on Friday the 4 March 2022 in advance of the hearing on the 21 March 2022 starting at 10a.m.in Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4.

 

Bidvest Noonan Submission

Irish Security Industry Association Submission

Mitie Submission

Manguard Plus Submission

OCS One Complete Solution Submission

Securitas Submission

SIPTU Submission

SIPTU Long Term Security Officers Submission

The Security Institute Submission

Tom Casey Solicitors Submission on behalf of Top Security Ltd, Morbury Ltd and Las Security Ltd

Tom Casey Solicitors Expert Economic Report: Part 1

Tom Casey Solicitors Expert Economic Report: Part 2

 

Copies of all submissions received by the Court in advance of the hearing on the 18 January 2021 are available here.

Copies of the JLC proposals dated 4 December 2020 and schedule are available here and here. 

A copy of the High Court Order perfected on the 21 December 2021 is available here.

If you require any further information about this matter please contact the Court Secretary on 0871658801 or 0870619546.

Update - 10th February 2022

As a result of a settlement agreement  reached in December 2021, the Security ERO as approved by the Minister and the Labour Court’s decision to adopt the proposals from the Security Industry Joint Labour Committee have been quashed and the matter remitted back to the Labour Court for a new decision with liberty for the Labour Court to request further submissions/ direct the holding of an oral hearing.

The Division met on the 7 February 2022 and decided to direct a holding of an oral hearing of all interested parties desiring to be heard.

The hearing will take place from 10 a.m. onwards on  the 21 March 2022 at the Labour Court in Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4.  Interested parties who have not already made submissions or wish to update existing submissions are required to submit same to the Court no later than 5p.m. on  Friday the 4 March 2022.

Submissions can be sent by ordinary post or by email to jlcsecretary@enterprise.gov.ie.  All submissions will be published on the Court’s website no later than Wednesday the 9 March 2022.

A copy of all submissions received by the Court in advance of the 18 January 2021 hearing and the proposal as of the 19 January 2021 and accompanying documents are available at this link

If you require any further information about this matter please contact the Court Secretary on 0871658801 or 0870619546.