• Current Vacancies - Working for the Labour Relations Agency

    Our role is to improve employment relations in Northern Ireland and our core business is the delivery of responsive advisory and dispute resolution services. 

  • Holidays and Holiday Pay

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

  • Disciplinary procedures

    Disciplinary procedures are used for dealing with problems with employees' conduct or their performance, which could lead to warnings or dismissal.

  • 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.