Vulnerability of Zero Hours Workers and Claims of Discrimination

June 5, 2015

Employers need to make sure they take any complaints of discrimination made by zero hours workers seriously and treat them in the same manner as they would treat complaints made by any other employee. There is no limit on the amount of compensation which can be awarded in cases of unlawful discrimination and in the recent case of … Continue reading Vulnerability of Zero Hours Workers and Claims of Discrimination

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The dawning of a new school day

April 21, 2015

The Education Authority (EA) was established on 1st April 2015 and replaces the five education and library boards and the Staff Commission for Education and Library Board which existed prior to that date. The Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 which received royal assent on 11th December 2014 has created this one very large Education Authority following the abandonment … Continue reading The dawning of a new school day

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