Tuesday January 28, 2020

Ibec calls for new laws to protect "essential services" against strikes

Business lobby group Ibec has called for the reform of Irish labour law to minimise the disruption of essential public services, such as public transport, health and education, during industrial disputes.

16th May, 2013
Ibec wants legal sanctions, including a review of a trade union's negotiation licence and financial penalties, where such provisions are not adhered to.

Business lobby group Ibec has called for the reform of Irish labour law to minimise the disruption of essential public services, such as public transport, health and education, during industrial disputes.

IBEC called for new legal provisions that would guarantee the delivery of key services and provide more time to resolve a dispute, even after a ballot for strike action. The group is seeking consideration of a no-strike policy in essential services that are strategically...

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