JLCs would undermine job plan, says IBEC

Government moves to reintroduce the joint labour committee (JLC) system of wage setting will hamper job creation, employers body IBEC has said.

14th February, 2012

Government moves to reintroduce the joint labour committee (JLC) system of wage setting will hamper job creation, employers body IBEC has said.

Trade unions argue that such a system is the only protection low-paid workers have on their wages and conditions.

IBEC group said that a move to reintroduce the system, which was found to be unconstitutional last year, would undermine the jobs plan launched by Government yesterday ”by undermining competitiveness and increasing labour costs.”...

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