• 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.

Contractor or Worker

Your rights differ depending on whether you are a contractor or a worker.

Find out what you're entitled to.

Upcoming events

  • Early Conciliation

    18 October 2019, 09:30

    Labour Relations Agency
    2-16 Gordon Street
    Belfast
    BT1 2LG
    United Kingdom

    Briefing
    Fully booked but you can book a reserve space
  • Dignity at Work

    22 October 2019, 10:00

    Labour Relations Agency
    2-16 Gordon Street
    Belfast
    BT1 2LG
    United Kingdom

    Seminar
    Fully booked but you can book a reserve space
  • Workplace Mediation

    23 October 2019, 09:30

    Labour Relations Agency
    2-16 Gordon Street
    Belfast
    BT1 2LG
    United Kingdom

    Briefing
    Fully booked but you can book a reserve space
  • Handling Discipline and Grievance

    24 October 2019, 10:00

    Labour Relations Agency
    3rd Floor Richmond Chambers
    The Diamond
    Derry/Londonderry
    BT48 6HN
    United Kingdom

    Seminar
    15 places left

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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.