We provide a range of resources to help you navigate employment relations in Northern Ireland

  • LRA Website Accessibility Audit - August 2020

    This document sets out a summary of the checks and tests that were performed on the LRA website ahead of the introduction of new accessibility legislation.

    Last modified: 15 September 2020
  • Webinar - Discipline and Dismissal

    This webinar summarises the key rights and responsibilities involved in workplace discipline and dismissal procedures.

    Last modified: 22 August 2020
  • CMRS Statistics - Quarter 1 2020-2021

    This spreadsheet provides our conciliation service statistics for the first quarter (April, May, June) of 2020-21.

    Last modified: 20 August 2020
  • Conciliation Statistics 2019-2020

    This spreadsheet provides key information about our conciliation service during 2019-2020.

    Last modified: 20 August 2020
  • Variation of Contract Supplementary Guidance - July 2020

    This document provides useful guidance on the topic of variation of contract.  It can be downloaded alongside our webinar on the same topic.

    Last modified: 10 August 2020
  • Webinar - Variation of Contract

    This webinar provides a summary of what you need to know about varying a contract of employment.

    Last modified: 27 July 2020
  • Conciliation Definitions

    This document sets out the main terms used in Conciliation.

    Last modified: 15 July 2020
  • Labour Relations Agency Disability Action Plan 2020-2023

    This action plan follows on from our 2015-2018 action plan and outlines how the Agency intends to implement a number of meaningful actions which we believe will impact positively on both disabled staff and users of our services. 

    The purpose of our Disability Action Plan is to look at things we could be doing to promote positive attitudes towards disabled people and to encourage their participation in our work areas.

    We have commenced a 12 week period of external consultation and are actively seeking views on our Disability Action Plan to by 24 August 2020. 

    Last modified: 19 June 2020
  • Covid-19 Practical Guidance: The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

    This document provides some key facts about the CJRS, information about how to access the scheme, and some sample templates.  It is updated as more information becomes available.  Please check that you are working to the most recent version.

    Last modified: 18 June 2020
  • Webinar - Advice on Handling Redundancy


    This webinar provides useful information and advice on the topic of redundancy.  It illustrates how to ensure the process is managed fairly and in line with employment legislation.

    Last modified: 23 June 2020
  • Wellness Action Plan

    This template is designed to be completed by the employee and discussed with their line manager to ensure the employee is supported appropriately and sensitively during periods of mental ill health. Once completed it should remain a confidential document and the information should not be disclosed to other parties without the express consent of the person concerned.

    Last modified: 03 June 2020
  • Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace Useful Contacts and Information Sources

    This document provides the contact details for several organisations that can provide guidance and support around mental health issues.

    Last modified: 03 June 2020