Legislation tracker—Employment
Legislation tracker—Employment

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Legislation tracker—Employment
  • Forthcoming legislation (not Brexit-related or Coronavirus (COVID–19)-related)
  • Private Members’ Bills
  • Legislation recently in force (not Brexit-related or Coronavirus (COVID–19)-related)

Legislation tracker—Employment

The legislation tracker is divided into three sections:

  1. Forthcoming legislation (not Brexit-related or Coronavirus (COVID–19)-related)

  2. Private Members’ Bills

  3. Other legislation recently in force (not Brexit-related or Coronavirus (COVID–19)-related)

For details of employment-related legislation in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19), see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Legislation tracker for employment.

For details of employment-related legislation in the context of Brexit, see: Brexit—legislation tracker for employment.

Links to news reports providing full information on the relevant legislation are included where appropriate.

Forthcoming legislation (not Brexit-related or Coronavirus (COVID–19)-related)

Anticipated commencement date (unless otherwise indicated)Legislative change
31 May 2021Health and safety: protection from detriment The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021 will amend section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to extend the rights conferred previously in section 44(1)(d) and (e) to limb (b) workers (referred to as limb (b) as they fall within the definition of ‘worker’ in section 230(3)(b) of the ERA 1996) as well as employees. This amendment will repeal section 44(1)(d) and (e) and insert a new provision at section 44(1A) which will provide both employees and limb (b) workers with the right not to be subjected to detriment in health and safety cases, see LNB News 03/03/2021 47.
31 May 2021Health and safety in Northern Ireland: protection from detriment The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order
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