About our service

As part of our Employment Rights Project we provide a specialist employment advice line and a representation service for employees and self-employed contractors.

We provide advice on a range of areas of employment law including:

  • Discrimination (please note, if you require representation in a discrimination case, please contact the Equality Commission)
  • Employee rights
  • Employment status
  • Redundancy
  • Transfer of employment (Transfer of Undertakings/Service Provision Change)
  • Tribunal proceedings and procedure
  • Unauthorised deductions of wages
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Variation and breach of contract
  • Working time
  • Workplace disciplinary and grievance procedures

We offer assistance in resolving employment law issues and can provide representation at the employment tribunal (subject to resource) in accordance with our strategic priorities in employment rights which include:

  • Assertion of statutory rights
  • Employee status
  • Forced labour and exploitation
  • Redundancy
  • Transfer of Undertakings/Service Provision Change
  • Unfair and constructive dismissal
  • Working time

Advice line

Employment Law: Our employment team offers free, specialist and confidential advice on employment issues.  You can contact our employment advice line 028 9024 4401, Monday-Friday from 9.30am - 1.00pm.

(Law Centre NI does not offer a drop-in service. Advice is provided through a telephone advice line. Client appointments may be booked by our caseworkers where a face to face meeting is required. Please note we are unable to provide advice to employers in any circumstances.)