• Labour Relations Agency Customer Charter

    This publication explains the standards you can expect from us when you use any of our services.  We want to hear what you think of our Charter and our services.  This document also tells you how to provide feedback to us.
  • Labour Relations Agency Annual Public Board Meeting

    Thurs 24 Oct 2019, 11.30am - 1pm, Malone House, Belfast, free parking. Lunch provided. Annual lecture: Early Conciliation - a new service required by Employment Act (NI) 2016 from January 2020.
  • Holidays and Holiday Pay

    Arrangements for holidays and holiday pay should be agreed between employers and workers or their representatives.

  • Redundancy

    When employers wish to make employees redundant they must follow a clear and fair process. The Labour Relations Agency has a redundancy flowchart which can help employers and employees in this situation.

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About the Labour Relations Agency

We provide an impartial and confidential employment relations service to those engaged in industry, commerce and the public services. Our services include the provision of advice on good employment practices and assistance with the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures. We are also active in resolving disputes through our conciliation, mediation and arbitration services.