Who We Are

Workplace Regulation and Economic Migration Division

The role of the Workplace Regulation and Economic Migration Division is to work at national and international level to ensure employment rights are respected:

  • that our policy, legislative and institutional framework promotes harmonious industrial relations;
  • that any disputes or breaches are handled efficiently and effectively;
  • that a skills based economic migration policy is efficiently implemented.

Assistant Secretary: Clare Dunne

Units of Workplace Regulation and Economic Migration Division 

  • Workplace Relations Liaison Unit
  • Employment Permits
  • Industrial Relations
  • Safety, Health and Chemicals Policy Unit

Main contact points

Main Divisional contact point

Tel: +353 1 631 3284

Workplace Relations

Tel: 059 9178990
LoCall : 1890 80 80 90
Email: Workplace Relations Enquiry form 

Employment Permits

Tel: +353 1 4175333
LoCall: 1890 201 616
Email: employmentpermits@dbei.gov.ie 

Industrial Relations

Tel: +353 1 631 3318

Safety, Health & Chemicals Policy

Workplace Health and Safety

Tel: + 353 1 631 3189

Email: HealthandSafetyPolicy@dbei.gov.ie

Chemicals Policy

Tel: + 353 1 631 3189

Email: chemicals@dbei.gov.ie

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