Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014
Transfer of staff
45. (1) Every person who immediately before the establishment day was a member of the staff of a dissolved body shall on the establishment day be a member of staff of the Commission and shall hold or continue to hold, as the case may, be a position in the Civil Service of the State.
(2) Save in accordance with a collective agreement negotiated with any recognised trade union or staff association, a person referred to in subsection (1) shall not on the establishment day be brought to less favourable terms and conditions than the terms and conditions of service relating to remuneration to which the person was subject immediately before that day.
(3) The terms and conditions to which a person is subject upon his or her becoming a member of the staff of the Commission in accordance with subsection (1) shall be deemed to have been determined by the Commission in accordance with section 24(2) .
(4) In relation to persons transferred to the staff of the Commission under subsection (1), previous service with the dissolved body concerned shall be reckonable for the purposes of, but subject to any exclusions in, the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2012, the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001, the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997, the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005 and the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007.