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Request to Examine Terms and Conditions in Contstruction Sector

Notice of Intention to Conduct an Examination into Terms and Conditions in the Construction Sector pursuant to section 15 of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015

 The Court having received a request from a number of trade unions of workers to conduct an examination into terms and conditions in the construction sector and having satisfied itself on the documentation in relation to section 15(1)(a) – (d) of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 and having had regard to the provisions of Section 15(2) and (3) of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015, the Labour Court hereby gives notice of its intention to conduct an examination of the terms and conditions relating to the remuneration and any sick pay scheme or pension scheme in respect of the Construction Sector.

This could result in a recommendation from the Court for the making by the Minister of a Sectoral Employment Order under Section 17 of the Act. Such an Order could provide for legally enforceable minimum terms and conditions of employment in the sector.

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