Labour Relations Agency Public Meeting to Explore Link Between Good Employment Relations and a Strong Economy
The link between harmonious, productive workplaces and a thriving economy is the theme of the Labour Relations Agency’s annual public meeting on Thursday 25 October in Belfast’s Radisson Blu Hotel at 11.30am.
Employers in the Causeway Coast and Glens area, who plan to hire seasonal staff during the 148th British Open golf tournament, are invited to attend a free event jointly hosted by the Labour Relations Agency (LRA) and local Council.
The Labour Relations Agency is inviting employers in the North West to come to a free breakfast event on 30 January 2019 at 80/81 Ebrington Square, L’Derry.
The Regulations implement a European Directive relevant to working time which cover an array of matters including the following: maximum average weekly working time, average normal hours of night workers, health assessments for night workers, rest breaks, records, weekly rest, paid annual leave, exemptions, right to take a claim to Industrial Tribunals and so on.
These Regulations amend the Working Time Regulations by continuing to phase in the reduction in the maximum number of hours (subject to individual opt out) that doctors in training are required to work.
These Regulations deal with eligibility, applications, breaches of procedure and compensation in relation to statutory applications for contract variation to allow flexible working under the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 - (See Article 112f)
These Regulations serve to amend an error in the 1998 Regulations relating to calculations of working time, including overtime, in any reference period applicable shall not exceed 48 hours for each 7 days.
These Regulations consolidate and replace the provisions of the Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 (the ‘1998 Regulations’) and the ten Statutory Rules which amended it from 1998 to 2009.
These Regulations amend the Working Time Regulations (1998) with regard to – leave (4 weeks), removal of the 13 week qualification rule and the ‘accrual’ of leave in the first year of employment.