The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD recently secured Government approval for the Workplace Relations Bill 2014.
The law, when enacted, will replace the current five workplace relations bodies with two. It is anticipated that the new system will provide a world-class service for employers and employees, whilst also delivering savings for the taxpayer.
The new workplace relations system will comprise of two bodies, the Workplace Relations Commission which will deal with complaints at first instance, and the Labour Court which will deal with appeals.
A full copy of the press release of 8th July is available here