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Employment

Introduction to employment law - 2 days - Belfast

Employment Law in Northern Ireland continues to change at a rapid pace.  This course provides an overview of existing and new employment law as it relates to employees.  Due to the subject’s increased relevance and importance in...

Justice Restored for Trafficked Fisherman

Last November, Law Centre (NI) secured a repayment of wages for a Filipino fisherman who was trafficked into Northern Ireland. HMRC found that the client had been underpaid by just over £3,000 during a 10 week period.  The client was...

Also labelled: Immigration

Strategic Litigation: what does it mean? What is it for?

Last October, the Law Centre held a conference on Litigating for Social Change in partnership with the Social Change Initiative and Atlantic Philanthropies. Ever wondered what Strategic Litigation really is about? Find out more by watching...

Litigating for Social Change - conference - Belfast 19-21 October

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Litigating for Social Change - conference

Bringing together NGOs, community activists, litigators, academics and funders to reflect on how strategic litigation can transform lives and enable people and communities to realise their rights.

Your Rights in Northern Ireland: a guide for migrants workers

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Victims of trafficking need better access to justice

Access to Compensation for Victims of Human Trafficking, a working paper by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), was launched on 11 July. The...

Also labelled: Immigration, Social Justice

McGuinness launches guide for Syrian VPR refugees

On Monday 18 July, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA launched a guide on the rights and responsibilities of Syrian VPR refugees in Northern Ireland. 

Our response on a generally positive Programme for Government

The Law Centre commends the Executive Office on the aims of its draft Programme for Government.

New report shows how advice adds value to NI's economy

How do you measure the value of advice? The social impact is demonstrated through case studies showing how advice changes people's lives. The Law Centre's website, enewsletters and impact report are packed with such stories. But advice also...

6 ways Stormont could make things BETTER in the next Assembly

With the NI Assembly 2016 elections fast approaching and the prospect of a new...

Minister launches leaflet to help people escape forced labour

Also labelled: Immigration

Minister Ford announces new protections for victims of modern slavery

Last Thursday, 24 March, Law Centre staff joined into an anti-trafficking awareness raising fun run and workshop at Stormont organised by 'In the Long Run' and the NI Department of...

Also labelled: Immigration

Train with Law Centre (NI): new courses at a glance

OFMDFM active ageing strategy launched today

OFMDFM has launched its Active Ageing Strategy...

UK signs up to international commitment to prevent forced labour

Today, 22 January, the UK became the third country in the world to sign up to an important international commitment to prevent forced labour and to protect all workers from exploitation. The UK has joined Norway and Niger in ratifying the...

Also labelled: Immigration

DEL/DoJ seminar on labour exploitation

Awareness Raising Seminar on Labour Exploitation Thursday 28 January Wellington Park Hotel, 21 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RU  Speakers will include...

2016-20: help us plan the next phase of our work

The Law Centre is preparing its development plan for 2016-2020.  We would be very grateful if Law Centre members could help us by answering this short survey: 

LSP volunteers make a difference

2-6 Nov...

Also labelled: Social Security

The future of advice: have your say!

The Department for Social Development has appointed the Strategic Investment Board to undertake a strategic review of advice services. The objective is to “Develop an appropriate model for the support of Generalist Advice services in the...

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