TOS: Irish tour operators Irish tour operations are not subject to the Fair Work Act.
However, some operators may have obligations to provide information about their business to workers in relation to employment relations and the rights and obligations of workers.
TOS is a statutory instrument which establishes minimum standards of work, including those relating to the right to a fair and secure wage and to reasonable and regular rest and recreation, and a minimum standard of conditions of employment.
In addition, operators are required to make reasonable efforts to ensure that workers are treated fairly and with respect.
Employers should also ensure that employees have a fair opportunity to seek redress for unfair treatment, including a fair grievance procedure.
Irish tour Operators must not discriminate in their dealings with workers on the basis of age, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, race, colour, religion or belief or age or sex.
The Fair Work Commission has established a national register of tour operators that is available at the Fairwork website at www.fairwork.gov.ie.
The list of operators is updated regularly.
A and the Tour Operators Association of Ireland (T.A.’s) The T. A.
A’s National Tourism Operators’ Association is an umbrella organisation of tour operator groups.
The TA’s national membership includes operators from all over the world.
Operators can join T.AI’s National Tour Operator Council.
The council is composed of national tour operator representatives from the Irish tour and tourism industries and members from the Tour and Tourism Industry Councils of Ireland, the Irish Tour Operatore Council and the Irish Travel Operators Council.
Operatives can register for an account.
To register, operators need to provide their name, address and contact details.
Operator representatives can help you register and arrange for a meeting with a representative from T.AEA.
A list of the council’s representatives can be found on the T.AA’s website.
The national T.B.
A has a number of members from all around the world who can provide advice to operators on employment relations.
The local T.BB is an independent association of operators, based in Dublin, that aims to provide advice on employment, welfare, union and trade union issues.
The Local Board of the TTB provides information on the Fair Working practices of tour and tourist operators.
The National Board of TTB is the official organisation for the Irish tourist industry.
Operational and management committees of TTA and TAA are independent of T.TBA.
The Irish Tourism Operator Association has a range of representatives from all sectors of the tourism industry.
TTA is the umbrella organisation for all tour operators in Ireland.
TAA is a member of the International Association of Tour Operateurs.