Early Conciliation - Key Considerations by Tribunals

Posted in : Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 8 January 2021
Kevin Gallagher
Kennedys Belfast
Issues covered: Early Conciliation; Industrial Tribunal; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Early conciliation came into effect in Northern Ireland on 27 January 2020 and as a result any Claimant wishing to lodge a Tribunal claim must first notify the Labour Relations Agency of their intention to do so and obtain an early conciliation certificate before progressing a claim to the Industrial Tribunal.  Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic we have seen limited cases where the Tribunal in Northern Ireland have been required to consider issues arising from early conciliation. In this month’s article we have therefore decided to look at some case law from Great Britain, where early conciliation has been in place since 2014, to get a sense of the type of issues which may

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This article is correct at 08/01/2021
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Kevin Gallagher
Kennedys Belfast

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