The judgment was welcomed by unions and employer organisations. Photograph: iStock

The Supreme Court has overturned a far-reaching High Court finding that a 2015 law, under which sectoral employment orders could set minimum pay and c(...)

The High Court decided in June 2019 that the Minister of State for Business, Enterprise and Innovation acted outside his powers when making a sectoral employment order (SEO) for electricians.

The Supreme Court will rule on a later date on the State’s appeal against a far-reaching finding that a law under which minimum pay and conditions are(...)

A spokeswoman for Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar  said  the statutory increase due under the sectoral employment order for the construction industry would take effect from the beginning of October. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/ The Irish Times

The Government has rejected suggestions from the constructions industry that it should intervene to defer pay rises due to thousands of building worke(...)

People Before profit TD Bríd Smith: claimed judges are political appointees and are not accountable.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has defended her online comments about a High Court judge following his ruling on minimum pay and entitlements for (...)