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£27,000 pregnancy discrimination award still unpaid after 13 months

Last year, the Industrial Tribunal awarded a Bangor woman compensation totalling £27,180.55 after finding that she had been subjected to pregnancy related harassment and discrimination and ultimately forced to resign.  Thirteen months later, ...

Forced labour in Northern Ireland

The Law Centre has contributed to a new Joseph Rowntree Foundation report,  Forced Labour in Northern...

Also labelled: Social Justice

Casework selection at Law Centre (NI)

Law Centre (NI) e-newsletter

The Law Centre publishes a monthly e-newsletter.  Follow this link to read past issues.   All members who have email receive a copy...

Law Centre (NI) welcomes end of Worker Registration Scheme

Many migrant workers who have lost employment or whose family circumstances have changed have not been able to rely on a UK social security safety net in recent years. As a result, the Law Centre has dealt with a significant number of cases of...

Also labelled: Social Security, Immigration

2011-2012 Training Programme

Law Centre (NI) has published its new Training Programme. Download it here:

Update your skills

March  and April courses at the Law Centre...

Also labelled: Social Security, Community Care

Help with debt and money advice

Beat the Recession was set up by Citizens Advice, Advice NI and the Law Centre to help people...

Also labelled: Social Security

Frontline 78: Recession special issue

Frontline 78 has a special feature: Who pays for the recession? Also articles on homelessness appeals and...

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Mandatory Work Activity) Regulations 2011

Northern Ireland Context Northern Ireland presents particular circumstances with regards to welfare and arrangements to move people into employment. In Northern Ireland, the approach to social security, training and...

Also labelled: Social Security

90 workers benefit from holiday pay case

The Law Centre tries to ensure that, where possible, its legal work has an impact beyond an individual client.Recently, we represented a woman in a case of failure to pay holiday pay. She had been working as a waitress in a local...

Painful cuts

Training session on intercultural communication

Intercultural CommunicationOne-day Intensive Training Course Do you work with clients or colleagues from other cultural or language backgrounds? Would you like to feel more...

Casework bulletin 2010 Number 1 (September 2010)

Introduction Welcome to our e-bulletin where we share some of our interesting cases. We hope this gives you some ideas for your own work and alerts you to when it might be possible to...

Redundancy Toolkit launched

Law Centre (NI) has published a Redundancy Toolkit which will ensure voluntary sector advisers are equipped to...

Also labelled: Social Security

Welcome to our new Encyclopedia of Rights site

The revamped...

Access NI legislation on new government site

Information on current legislation can be found on a new government website, www.legislation.gov.uk. There is a specific section for Northern Ireland Acts, Statutory Rules, Orders in...

Redressing Users Disadvantage: a report on tribunal reform

Consultation Responses: Employment


Manifestos for change

With Westminster elections approaching fast, we asked voluntary and advice sector people and all the main political parties to give us a short pre-election manifesto for change.  With a very busy agenda in politics, particularly around the...


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