The National Employment Rights Authority has today (March 20th) published its annual report for 2011.
We will publish a commentary shortly but in the meantime you can read the report here
NERA report says only 1% of inspections result in prosecutions
2011 saw 5,591 NERA inspections involving 100,000+ employees. (2010; 7,164 cases). Unpaid wages recovered was €1,905k (2010 €1,250k).