Unfair Dismissal Comparison: NI, ROI and GBPosted in : Comparative Employment Law Table on 20 August 2018
This podcast outlines the qualification periods for unfair dismissal rights in Ireland, Northern Ireland and GB; it describes the differing rates of compensation awarded; and the time limits in which an individual can bring a claim.
The following recording features of voices of Mark McAllister, an employment relations manager from the Labour Relations agency, and Ciara Fulton, a partner in the employment law firm of Jones Cassidy Brett. Ciara is dual qualified and practices law throughout the island of Ireland. They are interviewed by Scott Alexander of Legal-Island and discuss recent employment law developments in the three jurisdictions of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Republic
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