- Apr 7, 2010
Surge in employment rights cases - The Irish Times - Thu, Sep 23, 2010
This can't be good for attracting employers into the market.The recession has seen a surge in the number employment rights cases being referred to the Labour Relations Commission (LRC).
Chief executive Kieran Mulvey said today the commissions conciliation service was seeing an explosion in cases relating to pay restructuring and redundancy disputes.
Speaking after the publication of the LRCs annual report for 2009, Mr Mulvey warned the commissions caseload was likely to exceed 16,000 this year.
The commission's report showed the commission received 14,569 referrals last year, a 33 per cent increase on 2008 and the highest level of referrals to date.