Mechanical Engineering and Building Services Contracting Sector - Notification of resumed public hearing
Notification of a resumed public hearing on 1st October 2021 at 9.00 am following a request to the Court to examine terms and conditions relating to remuneration, and any sick pay or pension scheme of workers in the Mechanical Engineering and Building Services Contracting Sector
The Labour Court has received a request to Conduct an Examination into Terms and Conditions relating to remuneration, and any sick pay or pension scheme of workers in the Mechanical Engineering and Building Services Contracting Sector on 25th September 2020
Consideration of documentation by the Court
In accordance with Section 15(1) the Court considered the documentation furnished by the requesters and, having satisfied itself on the documentation that relevant statutory considerations had been complied with, determined that a notice of its intention to conduct an examination be published.
Publication of Section 15(2) notification
On the 18th November 2020 the Labour Court gave 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 Mechanical Engineering and Building Services Contracting Sector by way of publication of a notice in
- The Irish Times
- The Irish Independent
- The Irish Examiner
Interested parties wishing to make representations in relation to the examination were, in accordance with the statute, required to do so on or before 16th December 2020.
The Court received representations from the following organisations by the closing date and time specified:
- Unite the Union and Connect Trade Union
- Construction Industry Federation
- Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors Ireland
These submissions can be found here
Notification of a hearing in public
Pursuant to section 15(4) of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 the Court will now hold a hearing in public on Friday the 1st October 2021 beginning at 9.00 a.m.
The Court, at that hearing, will hear all parties appearing to the Court to be interested and desiring to be heard. Noting that the Court is statutorily permitted to receive only those submissions made within the timeframe set down by the Court in accordance with the statute; the Court has decided that the three parties who made submissions by 5.00pm on 16th December 2020 are the only parties appearing to the Court to be interested and desiring to be heard.
The hearing in public will be in a virtual courtroom. Members of the public who wish the access the hearing in a virtual court room should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for relevant technical details