The Workplace Relations Commission – new legislation now planned . Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

In 2015 the then Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton introduced reforms aimed at streamlining the area of workplace relations services. T(...)

The Workplace Relations Commission has been found to be administering justice and two aspects of legislation introduced in 2015 were incompatible with the Constitution.

The Government is to introduce emergency legislation to change key elements of the operation of the Workplace Relations Commission including that hear(...)

The April 6th majority judgment found certain elements of the WRC operations are unconstitutional but upheld the constitutionality of the underpinning legislation, the Workplace Relations Act. Photograph: iStock

The Supreme Court has delivered a ruling with important implications for the future operation of the State’s workplace dispute resolution process. Th(...)

Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell says the Workplace Relations Commission’s  jurisdiction is limited to disputes over pay and dismissals. This, his ruling states, is permitted under Article 37 of the Constitution. Photograph: Getty Images

Trade unions, employers and various statutory bodies will be relieved by news that the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a test-case challenge that th(...)

The Four Courts. The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge to the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.

The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge that threw a constitutional question mark over the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.(...)

The legal action could have implications for  procedures established under the Workplace Relations Act 2015

A man has taken a legal challenge to the constitutionality of new procedures set up under the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) for determining em(...)