Thursday October 22, 2020

Catering sector 'one of the most regulated'

Cafe owner Angela Ruttledge said she "cannot understand'' why a different set of rules need to be applied to the catering sector under the Joint Labour Committees (JLCs).

5th October, 2013
Angela Ruttledge of Woodstock Cafe. Photo: Feargal Ward

Cafe owner Angela Ruttledge said she "cannot understand'' why a different set of rules need to be applied to the catering sector under the Joint Labour Committees (JLCs).

"This is one of the most casual industries in the world,'' said Ruttledge, who is the co-owner of the Woodstock Cafe in Phibsborough on Dublin's northside.

"Unfortunately, there are not too many career waiters and waitresses and, where there are, they command a higher wage. Ireland...

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