A task force to tackle a payroll mess has officially been announced, but whether employers and unions can come together to solve the problem remains to be seen. Shane Cowlishaw reports. *
Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has announced a new taskforce to recommend changes to the Holidays Act 2003 in a bid to unravel the legislation's complexity to cope with a fast-changing labour market.
A task force to tackle a payroll problem that has left thousands of workers out of pocket will focus on how to simplify legislation while ensuring workers don’t miss out.
Changes to the Holidays Act are being considered by the Government to address large-scale payroll compliance issues.
Corrections is the latest government department to discover it may have underpaid its staff, Shane Cowlishaw reports.