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Work and Families Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Article 85ZF: Complaint to industrial tribunal

Article 85ZF(1) provides that an employee who is unreasonably refused time off by an employer may present a complaint to an industrial tribunal. The complaint must be made within the designated time limit in paragraph (2) (usually three months). If the complaint is substantiated the tribunal, per paragraph (3), must make an order to this effect and must award compensation calculated in accordance with paragraphs (4) to (7) of twice the hourly pay of the employee for the period of absence.

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