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High Court injunction in relation to the Employment Regulation Order to increase pay for the security industry

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has received notification that the High Court has granted an injunction prohibiting the Minister from commencing the proposed Statutory Instrument giving effect to a new Employment Regulation Order for the Security Industry on 24 August 2022.

Accordingly, the increases of minimum pay rate increases for the Security Industry which Minister English announced on 3 August 2022 will not now have statutory effect from 29 August 2022.


This ERO was to replace the ERO that was signed in 2017 for the Sector – SI 231 of 2017.

It was to come into effect on 29 August 2022.