Work and Families


This seminar provides information on the body of maternity and related rights set out in statute.  In particular, it incorporates the important changes introduced by the Work and Families (NI) Act 2015.  It includes some case law to aid understanding.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this seminar participants will be able to:

  • understand statutory maternity leave and pay
  • understand the entitlement to paternity leave
  • deal with shared parental leave requests
  • deal with flexible working leave requests
The seminar will last for 2.5 hours.
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Workplace Information Service

The Agency’s Workplace Information Service is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Workplace Information Service advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Workplace Information Service is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.

The Workplace Information Service provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.

While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.

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