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Northern Ireland's Labour Relations Agency (LRA) will mark Belfast's Pride Festival week by hosting a panel discussion to help businesses and organisations manage workplace conversations on diversity issues, which some may regard as ‘difficult’ or ‘sensitive’. The free event

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A complaint of indirect age discrimination against a State body has been settled after the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission supported the complainant to bring a case to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The alleged discrimination related to specific eligibility criteria that was re

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Cathy Smith SC and Paul D. Maier BL reflect on the objectives and impact of the Fixed-Term Work Act 2003 two decades on from its enactment. Fixed-term worker protection in Ireland got off to a particularly bad start with the State failing to implement and transpose the Fixed-Term Work Directive 1999

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Northern Ireland's employment laws are being left behind compared to neighbouring jurisdictions due to the ongoing absence of devolved government, a partner at Eversheds Sutherland Belfast has warned. Ian McFarland, partner in the global law firm's employment team in Belfast, said businesses and emp

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Three in 10 employers do not have a flexible working policy in place, and more than a quarter do not have a remote working policy, according to a recent survey of HR professionals by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP. The business law firm surveyed more than 500 attendees, working across the public and p

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New employment entitlements for parents and carers will come into effect from next Monday, the government has announced. Part 1, Part 2, other than sections 7, 8, 12 (a), 13 and 14, and sections 32 to 39 of the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 will be commenced on Monday 3 Jul

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An external review of governance and culture at RTÉ has been ordered by the government following a controversy over undisclosed payments to presenter Ryan Tubridy. The broadcaster's director-general Dee Forbes resigned this morning, having been suspended last week shortly after RTÉ adm

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Rosemary Connolly Solicitors has secured a "very satisfactory" settlement for former BBC journalist Lena Ferguson after she sued the broadcaster over alleged bullying. Ms Ferguson had accused the BBC of breaching its duty of care in relation to a complaint of alleged bullying which she made in 2019

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Rosemary Connolly Solicitors has secured a settlement for former Newsline presenter Donna Traynor in her tribunal case against BBC NI and its director Adam Smyth. Ms Traynor contended that she had suffered unlawful discrimination on grounds of age, gender and disability.

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A discrimination disability case brought by a man against his former employer Home Bargains with support from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has been settled for £25,000 with no admission of liability. Ryan Walker, who lives with cerebral palsy, was employed in the chain's Armagh

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The Spanish government has banned outdoor work during heatwave conditions after a notably warm spring following last year's record summer temperatures. Commenting on the move, Labour and Social Economy Minister, Yolanda Díaz, said: "Climate change has intruded into people's daily lives. It's

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More cases brought before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) are being resolved with the use of mediation, according to its annual report for 2022. There was a 30 per cent increase in parties willing to engage in mediation in 2022, during which the WRC broadened its service model to deliver me

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