This section provides member companies with details of the records they need to keep under a number of areas of employment legislation to ensure compliance and the penalties incurred for non- compliance.
Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) Publishes Work Programme for 2017
27/01/2017 - On 17 January 2017 the Workplace Relations Commission published their Work Programme for 2017. The document highlights the core mission and details the services and operation the Commission provides. The WRC is currently staffed by almost 180 permanent employees (civil servants), and is supplemented by 27 Adjudication Officers that are contracted for five year periods to assist the Adjudication Service on a case by case basis.
Record keeping requirements - guideline
11/01/2017 - The following guideline outlines the records which a company will need to be able to produce in the event of a labour inspection by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Review of WRC Progress Report and Commentary - 1 Oct 2015 to 30 Sept 2016
15/12/2016 - The first Annual Report published by the WRC was released on 23 November 2016 and examines the initial 12 months of its operation during which the WRC premises were merged into one location at Lansdowne Road House, Dublin. The report indicates that 5,221 workplace inspections were completed in the period under review during which time the WRC also significantly reduced the backlog of legacy employment rights cases.