Monthly Archives: October 2015

Workplace Relations Act 2015 explained

on October 12, 2015 News and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)  is an independent, statutory body which was established on 1st October 2015 under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015).    It assumes the roles and functions previously carried out by the National Employment Rights Authority (NERA), Equality Tribunal (ET), Labour Relations Commission (LRC), Rights Commissioners Service (RCS), and the […]

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Accruing annual leave while on sick leave

on October 1, 2015 News, Uncategorized and Tags: , with 0 comments

From 1 October 2015, workers will be able to accrue annual leave when they are on long term sick leave.  The new legislation amends the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 to allow workers will be able to carryover suc h accrued annual leave for a period of 15 months after the leave year in question. The amendment […]

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