Friday February 28, 2020

JLCs should stay where they belong - firmly in the past

The High Court’s ruling on Joint Labour Committees represents a great chance to get people back to work

9th July, 2011

The ruling by the High Court last week that the Joint Labour Committee (JLC) wage-setting system is unconstitutional is a major opportunity to get people back to work.

Rather than undermining the rights of Irish workers, the decision is an important opportunity to preserve existing employment, create new jobs and restore the competitiveness lost during the boom years.

Central to Ireland’s recovery is getting wage costs back into line with our competitors. This is happening...

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