Key Employment Case Law Review 2016/17

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 9 February 2017
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Issues covered:

In this recorded webinar, Mark McAllister from the Labour Relations Agency and our own Scott Alexander examine the key employment cases from 2016/17.

  • Discuss the employment cases from 2016 that have the greatest impact on Northern Ireland employers – and why
  • Discuss the employment cases due in 2017 that we expect will impact the most of Northern Ireland employers – and why
  • Recommend actions that might be taken to ensure compliance or mitigate risk



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