News & Press Releases

Record Referral Levels to LRC

The Labour Relations Commission today announced that it had received a record number of referrals to its services in 2005. The Commission, at the launch of its Annual Report for 2005, confirmed that the number of referrals to its Rights Commissioner Service, which included complaints of Unfair Dismissal and allegations of breaches of the 'Organisation of Working Time', 'Fixed Term Work' and 'Payment of Wages' Acts among others, had increased by 18% over the 2004 level

s Published on: 27 June 2006

Countess Markievicz Memorial Lecture 2006

The Countess Markievicz Memorial Lecture 2006On 29 June 2006, Mr. Kieran Mulvey, Chief Executive, Labour Relations Commission, delivered the Countess Markievicz Memorial Lecture at the National University of Galway, Ireland. The theme of lecture was "The Regulation of Work and Labour Standards: Is there a Race to the Bottom?"A copy of the lecture paper can be viewed or downloaded by clicking here, and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation is available by clicking

s Published on: 30 June 2006