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#JLCs

# jlcs - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A good day for low-paid workers’ as JLCs are retained Minimum Wage

‘A good day for low-paid workers’ as JLCs are retained

Trade unions welcomed the decision, but Ibec was less enthusiastic.

# jlcs - Friday 25 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Average €100 drop in weekly pay for many retail workers – union Retail

Average €100 drop in weekly pay for many retail workers – union

Mandate said 18,000 of its members have seen their weekly take-home pay reduced by an average €100 in the last year.

# jlcs - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From Business ETC Minimum wage reforms spark ‘outrage’ among employers JLCs

Minimum wage reforms spark ‘outrage’ among employers

The Government earlier announced plans to overhaul the JLC system for setting basic pay rates.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Bruton publishes plans to reform JLC wage system Employment

Bruton publishes plans to reform JLC wage system

Jobs minister Richard Bruton unveils plans to reinforce the Joint Labour Committee system that was ruled unconstitutional in July.

# jlcs - Friday 29 July, 2011

From Business ETC Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay?

It has been announced that Joint Labour Committees will no longer be able to force employers to pay Sunday premiums to certain sectors of workers…

# jlcs - Thursday 28 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From Business ETC Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished JLCs

Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished

Only 6 out of the 13 current JLCs will survive – and while they “recognise” the “special position” of Sunday working, they can no longer set premium rates for it.

# jlcs - Thursday 7 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers Wages This post contains videos

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers

Food industry groups have welcome the ruling which deems Joint Labour Committees rules on wages to be unconstitutional. They say it will lead to job creation.

# jlcs - Monday 27 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can save thousands of jobs without cutting wages. Here’s how Opinion

Column: We can save thousands of jobs without cutting wages. Here’s how

Reducing pay rates won’t help tackle unemployment – but there is another way, argues think-tank director Nat O’Connor.

# jlcs - Friday 27 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.

# jlcs - Thursday 26 May, 2011

From Business ETC Restaurants chief calls for end to “ridiculous 1940s” style Sunday pay premium Labour Laws

Restaurants chief calls for end to “ridiculous 1940s” style Sunday pay premium

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.