Employment Rights that Work for All: A Citizens Information Perspective’

November 2020

A social policy report that profiles employment rights queries to Citizens Information Services and includes a focus on issues which emerged during the Covid-19 crisis. The report examines the area of employment rights, based on the queries, social policy issues, and advocacy cases over a three year period. The trend over recent years is for an increase in the complexity of employment related concerns. Almost 70,000 queries to services were employment rights-related in 2019 with a 20% increase in social policy employment related issues over the last three years. The main themes explored in the analysis are issues relating to terms of employment, leaving work and changing jobs; and enforcement and redress.

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