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Northern Ireland

Prospect has around 2,000 members in Northern Ireland.

Legal rights in northern ireland factcardThey work for a range of employers including:

  • BBC
  • BT
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Met Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • NATS
  • National Trust
  • UTV

In the energy industry we have members working for employers such as AES (at Ballylumford and Kilroot power stations); SONI (The System Operator for Northern Ireland Ltd); and NIE Networks.

Reps' network

We have a Northern Ireland network which enables local reps from different employers to share experiences and best practice and to develop their skills.

Legal rights factcard

Members can download our factcard summarising your legal rights at work in Northern Ireland.



Northern Ireland documents

Submission: Prospect reponse to the consultation on School Development Service in Northern Ireland Interim Structures   info
The Education and Children’s Service Group of Prospect welcomed the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the School Development Service interim structures. Prospect represents school improvement professionals, education administrators and managers within the education sector in Northern Ireland and across the UK. In providing a response Prospect drew upon the expertise and experience of members in the Northern Ireland Education Authority and in the education sector generally.
 03 March 2016  ID: 2016/00534

Leaflet/booklet: Sustainable workplaces workshops   info
Information about Prospects training events for members interested in environmental sustainability and climate change.
 08 January 2016  ID: 2016/00061

Poster: Famous quotes about good things unions do   info
Four posters with quotes about the good things unions do. Martin Luther King Jr, Ronald Reagan, Pope Francis and Clarence Darrow
 08 January 2016  ID: 2016/00060

Leaflet/booklet: UK communications infrastructure: the workers' perspective   info
Leaflet summarising Prospect's views on Ofcom's review of digital communications, focusing on arguments against separating Openreach from the rest of BT. This leaflet was sent to all politicians in Westminster, Holyrood, Wales and Northern Ireland assemblies.
 23 December 2015  ID: 2015/01716

Knowledge Document: Getting started - they did!   info
The case studies included are from a range of workplaces where Prospect members have been or are currently involved in making their workplaces environmentally sustainable. They reflect a range of member initiatives and journeys towards low-carbon, energy efficient workplaces.
 10 December 2015  ID: 2015/01637