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Covid Social Impact

COVID-19 in Ireland

Social and employment consequences of the COVID-19 in Ireland

The state of labour market reforms

  • Background summary
    • The main developments in labour regulation in recent years include new legislation on the right to bargain collectively and reforming sectoral wage-setting mechanisms. New legislation also reformed the institutional framework that regulates Irish industrial relations and employment, creating a new body that merges the functions of five bodies. The national minimum wage was also increased on 1 January 2016, its first rise above its 2007 level. Read more.
  • ETUI publications related to labour reforms

The state of pension reforms

Strikes: latest developments and data

Latest EU Commission documents for Ireland

Industrial relations in Ireland

  • National trade union confederations
    • ICTUIrish Congress of Trade Unions
  • Trade union-related research institute (member of the TURI network):
    • Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI)