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Holiday and Carry Over Provisions for 2 years

Holiday and Carry Over Provisions for 2 years

The Minister for Economy yesterday has proposed to amend legislation to allow workers in Northern Ireland that are unable to take holiday leave as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak to carry over their annual leave to the next two leave years. The change to the Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 legislation would bring

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Covid-19 – Stay at Home Guidance for Households

Covid-19 – Stay at Home Guidance for Households

The current advice from government on self-isolation is: if you live alone and you have symptoms of coronavirus illness (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home for 7 days from when your symptoms started; if you live with others and you are the first in the household to have symptoms of coronavirus, then you must stay

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EEF NI Employment Law & HR Conference 2020

EEF NI Employment Law & HR Conference 2020

Date: Thursday, 1 October 2020 Location: Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast Members Fee:             £295.00 + VAT (£354.00) Members Early Booking Discount Fee: £240.00 + VAT (£288.00) If booked by Friday, 14 August 2020 Non-Members Fee:     £350.00 + VAT (£420.00) Non-Members Early Booking Discount Fee: £295.00 + VAT (£354.00) If booked by Friday, 14 August

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New Decade, New Approach

New Decade, New Approach

Introduction: So what does the Agreement mean for businesses in the context of employment relations? With Stormont now finally restored, businesses will recall that employment law is a devolved matter. That means, that Stormont controls the policy direction for employment relations. This Deal provides an insight into what their priorities will be in the next

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CASE STUDY – Caterpillar Northern Ireland wins at the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland

CASE STUDY – Caterpillar Northern Ireland wins at the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland

Caterpillar Northern Ireland wins at the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland Summary We recently supported our Member, Caterpillar, overturn an Industrial Tribunal Decision that found that the 3 waiting days before the employee received contractual sick pay amounted to an unlawful deduction from wages. The Court of Appeal NI overturned this decision and found that

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FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: L’DERRY VENUE – 16 December 2019 – LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation

FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: L’DERRY VENUE – 16 December 2019 – LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation

FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR:  LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation with Labour Relations Agency (coming into force in January 2020) DATE: Monday 16 December 2019 TIME: 8.30AM – 9.30AM (8.15AM – 8.30AM REGISTRATION) L’DERRY VENUE: Labour Relations Agency, 3rd Floor Chambers, The Diamond, L’Derry. BT48 6HN Given the interest in this Seminar, and that a number of Organisations have expressed an interest in attending a similar event in

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FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: BELFAST VENUE – 12 December 2019 – LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation

FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: BELFAST VENUE – 12 December 2019 – LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation

FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR:  LRA Pre-Claim / Early Conciliation with Labour Relations Agency (coming into force in January 2020) BELFAST SEMINAR DATE: Thursday 12 December 2019 TIME: 8.30AM – 9.30AM (8.15AM – 8.30AM REGISTRATION) BELFAST VENUE: EEF NI, 7 PILOT’S VIEW, HERON ROAD, BELFAST, BT3 9LE If your Organisation has been the subject of any Tribunal Claims, you will know that the first you generally know about the Claim is

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1 October 2019 Breakfast Seminar with Diversity Mark

1 October 2019 Breakfast Seminar with Diversity Mark

We launched October 2019 with a very comprehensive seminar presented by Christine White, Head of Business Development with Diversity Mark. Christine provide a very engaging seminar on the real business benefits of embracing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace and explained the process of coming on board with their Charter Mark. It really is about

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1 October 2019 – FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: Charter Mark with Diversity Mark Northern Ireland

1 October 2019 – FREE BREAKFAST SEMINAR: Charter Mark with Diversity Mark Northern Ireland

DATE: Tuesday, 1 October 2019 TIME: 8.30AM – 9.30AM (8.15AM – 8.30AM REGISTRATION) VENUE: EEF NI, 7 PILOT’S VIEW, HERON ROAD, BELFAST, BT3 9LE Our Breakfast Seminar is just over a week away and we have places remaining on it. If you are interested in knowing more about the Charter Mark (which is on billboards around the city) and why a growing

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Northern Ireland Court of Appeal upholds Employment Tribunal Decision on calculating Holiday Pay

Northern Ireland Court of Appeal upholds Employment Tribunal Decision on calculating Holiday Pay

  The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal (NICA) Judgement this week sent shockwaves through organisations; employers had been hoping for some good news but will be bitterly disappointed. The Judgement substantially upholds the Belfast Employment Tribunal Decision of 2 November 2018 that found the PSNI & the Police Authority for NI liable for not including

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