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Section 14 Request - Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector

Section 14 Request - Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector

17th August 2022

Following receipt of a request from two Trade Unions pursuant to Section 14 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 the Labour Court has today given public notice of its intention to conduct an examination of the terms and conditions applying to workers in the Mechanical Engineering Building Services  Contracting Sector relating to

(1) rates of remuneration

(2) sick scheme and

(3) pension scheme

 This could result in a recommendation from the Court for the making by the Minister of a Sectoral Employment Order which could provide for legally enforceable minimum terms and conditions of employment in the sector.

The Court has invited any person wishing to make representations in the form of a written submission to do so by 5.00p.m. on or before 13th September 2022. Any such representations should be sent by post to The Secretary, The Labour Court, Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4, or by E-mail to The Court has made clear that representations received after that date shall not be considered.

 The Court, following receipt of submissions, may after 13th September 2022, decide to convene a hearing of parties appearing to the Court to be interested and desiring to be heard.

Please note that it is the Court’s intention to publish all submissions received on its website and parties making submissions should ensure that all material submitted complies with all relevant regulatory legislation including Data Protection Legislation.

Note: The Section 14 request is available below:

Unite the Union Application form

Labour Court Joint Application SEO Mechanical