Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015


Amendment of section 6 of Unfair Dismissals Act 1977

39. Section 6 of the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 is amended in subsection (2) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (a) :

“(aa) without prejudice to paragraph (a), the employee—

(i) being a member of a trade union which made a request referred to in section 2(1) of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001,

(ii) being in the employment of the employer concerned in the grade, group or category to which the trade dispute, referred to in that section, relates, and

(iii) having provided evidence or other information or assistance to any person, for the purposes of the examination of that request by the Labour Court or in respect of an investigation made by it under that Act pursuant to that request,”.