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.
As Christmas is fast approaching, by thinking about potential problems now, employers can make it a happy Christmas for everyone and minimise the risk of complaints or industrial tribunal claims.
Keep up to date with the latest news and events around workplace relations in Northern Ireland
You can use the Labour Relations Agency Arbitration Scheme to resolve an employment–related dispute (a “claim”) instead of going to a tribunal.
As an employer, you have a number of legal obligations with regards to paying your staff.
The Work and Families (Northern Ireland) Act 2015 and associated regulations provide an opportunity for parents to take advantage of additional flexibility in the way they choose to care for a new arrival to the family.