Monthly Archives: June 2020

Unions warn of fallout from wage legislation ruling

A trade union has warned employers of an “industrial war” if they try to renege on pay and pension agreements with workers. It comes after the High Court yesterday deemed legislation allowing for the setting of legally enforceable pay and conditions for workers in various employment sectors to be unconstitutional. The Connect Trade Union, which represents workers…

Ibec calls for end to travel restrictions

Employers’ group Ibec has called for Ireland’s international travel restrictions to be ended and for testing and tracing to be used in place of “ineffective” quarantine measures. People entering Ireland from abroad currently have to quarantine themselves for 14 days upon arrival into the country. Ibec CEO Danny McCoy said there were benefits from quarantine…