The Push For Fair Employment In Northern Ireland

Law360, New York (July 13, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT) -- The MacBride Principles comprise nine fair employment principles that impact and influence entities operating in Northern Ireland seeking, or benefiting from, U.S. investment.

A byproduct of the political and religious instability in Northern Ireland from the 1970s and 1980s, the essence of the principles are to increase the representation of minority religious groups in the work force, provide security for those employees traveling to and from work, eradicating religious emblems from the workplace, and establishing procedures to promote employees from under-represented religious groups with potential for...
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