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New FAQs Document on Employee Rights & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

24th March, 2020

The Law Centre NI employment hub has published a new FAQs document, outlining support available to employees during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The document has been produced to help employees and people who offer front line advice and covers topics such as the rules around self-isolation, statutory sick pay and furloughing.

Law Centre NI Policy Officer, Jack Gibson, said: "Following the extraordinary measures taken to contain the spread of the virus, our employment advice line has been inundated with concerned employees. We have produced this document to help people understand what support is available to them through these challenging circumstances.

"This is a difficult time for both employers and employees. The legal framework they are operating in is constantly shifting and it is important people have access to accurate and up-to-date information. Hopefully this FAQs document can help employees and advisers.

"I would urge anyone who has an employment query contact our employment advice line on (028) 9024 4401"

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