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FAQ - Changes to Employment Contracts: What are My Rights?

The COVID pandemic has seen an increased number of callers contacting our employment advice line in response to their employer seeking to change their employment contract. In response, Law Centre NI has produced an FAQ, which aims to help clarify the rights of people in this situation.

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Coronavirus outbreak at my place of work – what are my rights?

This frequently asked question sheet provides guidance on your rights if there’s a Coronavirus outbreak in your work.

For free, tailored advice on any of the issues discussed in this FAQ or any other aspect of employment law, please call (028) 9024 4401 and ask to speak to an employment adviser, or alternatively email

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FAQs: Advice on Shielding and Work

This FAQs document provides advice to employees on their rights and responsibilities once the NI Executive's 'Shielding' scheme is paused on 31 July 2020.

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FAQs: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice and Support for Employees

This FAQs document is frequently reviewed to reflect any updates in the Government's furloughing scheme, or other relevant areas of law and policy.

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FAQs: Redundancy

This Frequently Asked Question sheet provides an overview of your rights during a redundancy situation.

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FAQs: Support for Self-Employed People During the Coronavirus Outbreak [March 2020]

This Frequently Asked Questions Sheet provides an overview of what Government advice and support is available for people who are self-employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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