Cases to Watch Out For

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 29 November 2011
Mark McAllister
Labour Relations Agency
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We have just finished the last of our Annual Reviews of Employment law in Northern Ireland. As well as many possible changes to employment rights announced by the coalition last week, 2012 looks like it will throw up some interesting cases. Mark McAllister from the Labour Relations Agency spoke at our annual reviews and recommended these cases as possibly the main ones to watch out for in the near future:

In terms of the top 5 cases to watch out for in the coming months:

1. The case of United States of America v Nolan (ECJ) considers whether the employer's obligation to consult about collective redundancies arises (i) when the employer is proposing, but has not yet made, a strategic business

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Mark McAllister
Labour Relations Agency

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