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Northern Ireland legislators should "proceed with caution" to ensure that any new legislation tackling discrimination and inequality in the workplace builds on the success of the fair employment laws introduced three decades ago, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has said. The watchdog to

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Judicial mediation will be offered in cases brought before Northern Ireland's Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal in a bid to speed up resolutions. A form of alternative dispute resolution, judicial mediation involves an employment judge acting as an impartial mediator and helping the

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Controversial legislation requiring trade unions in certain public services to ensure a minimum level of service during strike action has moved closer to becoming law. The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, which will affect the likes of rail, ambulance and fire service workers, was approved in

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Just 26 people lost their lives in work-related incidents in Ireland in 2022, the lowest figure recorded by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) since its establishment more than three decades ago. The provisional figure for 2022 represents a decline of more than 30 per cent from 38 in 2021, agains

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A new statutory entitlement to employer-paid sick leave has come into effect with the beginning of the new year. Workers are now entitled to up to three days' employer-paid sick leave in a year, paid at 70 per cent of gross salary up to a cap of €110 per day.

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A new construction safety licensing authority will be established under legislation approved by ministers. The draft Construction Safety Licensing Bill 2022, which is due to be published, will provide for the establishment of a licensing authority to oversee a new licensing model for those skilled a

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