• Early Conciliation

    From 27 January 2020, following a change in NI employment law, the Labour Relations Agency is now providing a new workplace dispute resolution service.  Click below for more information or to make an Early Conciliation notification.


  • Current Vacancies - Working for the Labour Relations Agency

    The Board of the Labour Relations Agency is currently seeking applications for the role of Chief Executive.

  • Holidays and final pay

    Employers must pay their employees for statutory holidays (contractual holidays may differ) that have been built up but not taken at the time they leave their employment.

  • 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.