Comparative Employment Law: Northern Ireland, Ireland and Great Britain

Posted in : Comparative Employment Law Table on 16 June 2017

Northern Ireland employment law can be confusing – especially when it comes to understanding how what often applies across the border in the Republic of Ireland and across the water in GB can impact in Northern Ireland. Other times, the impact is seen via differences, rather than similarities.

Recent developments can be seen in the different approaches to Zero Hours contracts between the jurisdictions. The enactment of the shared parental leave provisions and the extension of rights to request flexible working to all employees, brought into law in NI via the Work and Families Act (NI) 2015,

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