Employment Rights Legislation Section
Our role is to prepare legislative proposals arising out of “TOWARDS 2016” – Ten Year Framework Social Partnership Agreement 2006-2015” (T-16) [Part 2 –Sections 11 – 16 (PDF, 51KB)] and to help to progress their enactment.
1. Employment Law Compliance Bill 2008
The Bill was initiated in Dáil Éireann on 13 March 2008 by the then Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Micheál Martin TD.
The purpose of the Bill is to secure better compliance with employment legislation in accordance with provisions of PART 2, Sections 11 to 16 of “TOWARDS 2016” – the 10-year Framework Social Partnership Agreement 2006-2015.
Dáil Second Stage of the Bill began on 5 February 2009, resumed on 11 February and again on 18 February. Second Stage was passed on 12 March 2009.
The Bill lapsed on the dissolution of Dáil Éireann on 01 February 2011.
- Overview of Bill (PDF, 18KB)
- Employment Law Compliance Bill 2008 (PDF, 1.24 MB)
- Screening Regulatory Impact Analysis (PDF, 84 KB)
- Minister Billy Kelleher's speech - second stage 5 February 2009 (PDF 76 KB)
- Address by Minister for Labour Affairs, Mr Billy Kelleher TD at the publication of NERA’a Annual Review
Dáil Questions 2008 to 2011
2. Employment Legislation
3. Employment Law Consolidation Bill
The proposed Employment Law Consolidation Bill is intended to simplify and codify employment law spanning more than 60 years, pursuant to section 16.3 of Part 2 of “TOWARDS 2016”.
As a necessary first step, the text of a number of Acts as amended to date has been compiled for ease of reference by interested parties and is set out at –
Statutory Instruments made under Employment Legislation
Other Statutory Instruments
Any person with comments to make in relation to the text of any of those Acts should forward those comments
by email to email@example.com
or by post to:
EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS LEGISLATION SECTION
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
2nd Floor, Davitt House
Note: These texts as amended are provisional, and have been prepared for consultation purposes only. They are subject to correction and revision on foot of further consideration and consultation in the Department, and on foot of comments received. These amended texts do not purport to be authoritative legal texts that can be relied upon in the course of legal proceedings or otherwise. Primary legislative texts used are available in the Irish Statute Book, to be found on the website of the Office of the Attorney General at www.attorneygeneral.ie.
Last modified: 19/10/2011