Most people don’t lodge their work-related employment claims immediately, but the clock starts ticking from the time of the incident, not when the complaint is made. Unless workers have a very good reason for a delay, six months is going to be a hard deadline in most cases

The creation of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has been called the biggest change to industrial relations and employment rights in 70(...)

“Introducing simpler and more cost-effective methods of enforcing awards must  be commended.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Workplace Relations Act 2015 which came into effect last month is intended to reform the employment law landscape in Ireland. Its aim is to delive(...)

Overcrowding at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin has led to patient safety and care being compromised on a ‘daily basis’, according to the INMO. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Nurses engaged in a work-to-rule at St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) in Dublin have suspended industrial action to engage in fresh talks. In (...)

New talks aimed at averting planned industrial action on the country’s railways are to take place on Monday.

New talks aimed at averting planned industrial action on the country’s railways are to take place on Monday. The Workplace Relations Commission on Fr(...)

The NBRU has warned of potential industrial action at Dublin Bus in a dispute over pay. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

With thousands of train passengers set to face disruption as a result of strike action in the weeks ahead, the prospect of industrial action has also (...)

Train drivers have already voted for industrial action. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

With thousands of train passengers set to face disruption as a result of strike action in the weeks ahead, the prospect of industrial action has also (...)

RTÉ headquarters. It is understood the pay rises will affect 230 people. File photograph: The Irish Times

Senior RTÉ managers will be entitled to performance-related pay rises of at least €1,000 per annum under an agreement to take effect from next year. T(...)

Informed sources have suggested any industrial action could involve stoppages on Dart, commuter and national rail services for short periods. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Train drivers are expected to vote today in favour of strike action in the weeks ahead in a row over payment for past productivity. Trade unions Sipt(...)

The personnel concerned maintain mail-sorting equipment at An Post’s centres in Dublin, Cork, Portlaoise and Athlone. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Mail services could face disruption on foot of strike action by staff at the An Post maintenance operator IO Systems in a dispute over new rostering (...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The most fundamental reforms to the State’s industrial relations machinery in 70 years come into effect today. The five bodies responsible for dealin(...)