As Coronavirus in Northern Ireland continues, It is important that businesses and workers know what their rights and responsibilities are when it comes to protecting staff and themselves from the spread of the virus.
This document lists the range of seminars, briefings and workshops that we plan to deliver over the coming months to cover a range of employment relations-related topics. Please note that additional dates may be added to the events schedule which aren't included in this document.
The best way to prevent relationship problems is to have policies and procedures that are fair, constructive and clear and there should be constructive communication to address issues as quickly as possible. We can help you to check if your policies and procedures are in line with best practice.
However, where relationships have been damaged by events in the workplace, the Labour Relations Agency can provide impartial and confidential mediation, conciliation or arbitration support to help resolve the situation.
Published November 2018
Every employer is required by law to issue to each employee, within 2 months of commencing employment, a written statement of the main terms and conditions of employment.
This section covers deduction from pay.
There are differences between ‘employees’, ‘workers’ and ‘contractors’. These differences in status can affect their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
Employees, workers and contractors have different rights and responsibilities.