Employment issues and inclement weather

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 7 January 2010
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The big issue facing employers and employees alike at the moment is, of course, the impact of the wintry weather - some employees cannot get to work, or choose not to try, some employers face shortages of supplies to keep production going, others face a downturn in business because their customers won't go out unless they have to etc.

Given the topicality, we thought it was worth emphasising the employment law situation. So, how might the wintry weather impact on employment in relation to employers closing early or employees being unable to attend work?

Who makes the decisions?

To a large extent the rights of employees affected by events depend on who decides what the response is to the

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