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In December 2015, the Commission published a request for submissions from all interested parties to help inform its second recommendation to Government. It was noted that all comments, observations and submissions would be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2014. A closing date of the 11th of March 2016 was provided. To date, the Commission has received 33 submissions from individuals, trade unions/workers’ representatives, businesses/ representatives, Social Representatives, Government Departments and political parties.

Submission NumberName
1Individual - employer of personal assistant
2Retail Excellence Ireland
4Pharmacist in Tipperary
7Vintners Federation of Ireland
8Retail Employer
10Communications Workers Union
11Unite the Union
12Small Firms Association
13Nursing Homes Ireland
14Social Justice Ireland
16South Dublin Chamber
17Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association
18Licensed Vintners Association
20Irish Congress of Trade Unions
21Citizens Information Board
22Construction Industry Federation
23Irish Hotels Federation
24Retail Ireland
25Chambers Ireland
26Fianna Fáil
27Migrants Rights Centre Ireland
28National Union of Journalists
29IMPACT Trade Union
30BWG Foods
31Restaurants Association of Ireland
32Department of Social Protection
33Department of Health