National Minimum Wage Act 2000

F33[Decision of Labour Court on appeal from decision referred to in section 26


29. (1) A decision of the Labour Court under section 44 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015 on appeal from a decision of an adjudication officer referred to in section 26 shall either

(a) affirm the decision of the adjudication officer, or

(b) contain

(i) a direction to the employer to pay to the employee

(I) an award of arrears, being the difference between any amount paid or allowed by the employer to the employee for pay and the minimum amount the employee was entitled to be paid or allowed in accordance with this Act in respect of the period to which the dispute relates, and

(II) reasonable expenses of the employee in connection with the dispute,

(ii) a requirement that the employer rectify, within a specified time (not being later than 42 days after the date the decision is communicated to the employer) or in a specified manner, any matter, including the payment of any amount, in respect of which the employer is in contravention of this Act, or

(iii) both such direction and such requirement, as the Labour Court considers appropriate.]




Substituted (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 52(1) and sch. 7 part 1 ref. 13, S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provisions in subs. (3).