Employees can be dismissed for reasons such as gross misconduct or a fundamental breach of contract. A fair and robust process should be followed where all parties have certain rights and responsibilities.
An employee may make a claim of constructive dismissal if they feel they had no choice but to resign, for example if they feel that there has been a fundamental breach or change to their contract.
There are several ways a dismissal could be considered unfair.
This resource provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers regarding Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay legislation which came into effect in Northern Ireland on 6 April 2022.
A contract of employment may be ended with the agreement of both parties, or by the employer or employee giving the required amount of notice.
Disciplinary procedures are used for dealing with problems with employees' conduct or their performance, which could lead to warnings or dismissal.
Index of employment-related statute (Acts and Orders) 1995-1999
This Order prescribes, as of 31/12/07, the forms for questions and replies under Part 3 of the Act, cases other than employment and education, other than employment services and aspects of group insurance.