Industrial Relations


About 50% of the employee labour force are organised in trade unions of which there are 50 in theRepublic of Ireland. The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is the national co-ordinating body for most of these. The Irish Business and Employers Confederation, represents the interests of employers at national level. The Labour Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the Rights Commissioner Service are the principal mediation bodies. Their role is to assist in the settlement of disputes.

by Michael Green
(C) Copyright - The Information about Ireland Site, 1998-2017
P.O. Box 9142, Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland
Tel: ++ 353 1 2893860
(Office Hours: 9am to 6pm GMT = 4am to 1pm EST
Feel free to contact us by going here
or by telephone or postal mail as shown above.
Drop us a line - we will reply!