ORIGINAL DOCUMENT ISSUED MARCH 2006
Up-date warning: Change to the legal definition of harassment
Readers should be aware that on 6th April 2008 changes were made to the law on Sex Discrimination which impact on the definition of harassment in relation to gender or maternity.
Under provisions set out in the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 and regulations made under it, all employees have a statutory right to ask their employer for a change to their contractual terms and conditions of employment to work flexibly.
The Agency has a duty to provide practical guidance on the application of Articles 39 and 40 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (“the 1992 Order”) in relation to the disclosure of information by employers to trade unions for the purpose of collective bargaining.
Revised January 2013
The Agency was given the power to introduce the Scheme by the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, as amended, and the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998. Subsequently, the Scheme has been established by means of the Labour Relations Agency Arbitration Scheme Order (Northern Ireland) 2012.
Joint Newsletter between the Labour Relations Agency and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland April 2016
This is the seventh edition of the employment and equality law up-date published jointly by the Labour Relations Agency and the Equality Commission.
This guide was published by the Department for the Economy.
Eligible employees of babies due to be born or placed for adoption from April 2015 will have a new statutory entitlement to shared parental leave and pay. This technical guidance is for employers who think their employee(s) may be eligible.
Anonymised Gifts and Hospitality Register 01.04.2014 to 31.03.2015
This report has been prepared using a template circulated by the Equality Commission. It presents our progress in fulfilling our statutory equality and good relations duties, and implementing Equality Scheme commitments and Disability Action Plan.