Consultation on Employment Laws: Unfair Dismissal Qualifying Period

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 13 August 2013 Issues covered:

There have been many changes in relation to UK employment laws and many more are pending. Last week saw the introduction of several changes to employment laws in England & Wales and Scotland (not NI), including the introduction of fees to lodge tribunal claims and a one year salary cap on unfair dismissal compensation.
Employment law is a devolved power in Northern Ireland. The Executive has already ruled out the introduction of tribunal fees at this time but is undertaking the most wide-ranging consultation on employment laws since its formation.
The Consultation will seek views on Consideration of the merits of extending the current qualification period for unfair dismissal (currently

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