K for Keeping an Eye on Working Hours

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 20 January 2015
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Kiera Lee, writes:

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland have launched an investigation into treatment of pregnant workers and working mothers in the work place. The commission has stated that its most common complaint on grounds of gender is related to this treatment.

This together with new legislation coming into force in April 2015 allowing all employees (regardless of whether they have parental responsibilities or not) to request flexible working will come into force in April 2015. The application process is not going to change and so employers should be aware of the process

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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