Merged Workplace Relations Commission will replace five existing bodies

Labour relations machinery is streamlined into two bodies

30th September, 2015

The five bodies previously responsible for disputes in the workplace are to be merged into two, the government has said, resulting in a 20 per cent reduction in staff.

The cost-cutting reforms will also result in a 10 per cent cut in budgets and are expected to significantly reduce delays.

The government also announced the reinstatement of Employment Regulation Orders (EROs) for the security and contract cleaning industries which brings improved rates of pay with new basic...

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