John Curtin Archive

A working agreement: the McGowan Judgement

JOHN CURTIN explains the repercussions of the McGowan Judgement as regards registered employment agreements. On May 9 last, the Supreme Court held that the mechanism utilised by the State to enforce registered agreements was unconstitutional. Industrial relations and the law The mechanism under discussion was the 1946 Industrial Relations Act –

An officer and a president

As he takes on the role of President of the new Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, ANN-MARIE HARDIMAN spoke to John Curtin about his hopes for the Society and the industry. The merger of the IAVI and SCS was a momentous development for the construction, land and property sectors,