In this section, we explain the workings of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and its functions including how employment claims are processed.
Dealing with WRC complaints – a step by step guide
21/02/2018 - This is a guidance note for employers who are notified of employment complaints by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).
Workplace Relations Commission - Guidance Document
16/03/2017 - The Workplace Relations Act 2015 was signed into law on the 1st of October 2015. It brings to a conclusion an ambitious reform project that resulted in the consolidation of the previous five employment rights bodies into two. Download Ibec's guidance document on how employment claims and disputes are now dealt with by the Workplace Relations Commission.
Preparing cases for adjudication – new Workplace Relations Commission guideline outlines new obligations for employers defending cases
27/11/2015 - This guidance note outlines the implications of the new guidelines for future complaints under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 and the requirements for employers who are notified of the complaints.
Codes of Practice
04/03/2009 - Codes of Practice are instruments drafted and put in place by Government to outline recommended practice in certain contexts. While not having force of law, they can be taken into account in the course of proceeding touching on relevant issues. Section 42 of the Industrial Relations Act, 1990 makes provisions for the preparation of draft Codes of Practice by the Labour Relations Commission for submission to the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.