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Northern Ireland

Prospect has around 2,000 members in Northern Ireland.

They work for a range of employers including the BBC, BT, Big Lottery Fund, Met Office, Ministry of Defence, NATS, National Trust, UTV and more.

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 representatives (reps) from different employers to share experiences and best practice and to develop their skills. If you're interested in becoming a rep, please contact

Legal rights factcard

Members can download our factcard summarising your legal rights at work in Northern Ireland or email to request a copy.

Latest Northern Ireland news

Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s decision to put naval contracts out to international competition.

Prospect members at SONI, which operates the electricity transmission system for Northern Ireland, have suspended their current industrial action including a 24 hour strike scheduled for 15 April.

A one-day strike at SONI will take place on 15 April.

Northern Ireland documents

Submission: Consultation on Employment Tribunals - Northern Ireland   info
Prospect response to the consultation on developing modern, efficient and effective employment tribunals
 25 September 2015  ID: 2015/01178

Leaflet/booklet: Towards a sustainable aviation industry for the UK   info
Document setting out Prospect's vision of a sustainable aviation sector
 11 September 2015  ID: 2015/01106

Knowledge Document: Prospect aviation survey report   info
Analysis of results of a Prospect survey on aviation carried out in 2015
 10 September 2015  ID: 2015/01100

National newsletter: Aspect Group Northern Ireland Members' Bulletin   info
Education Authority established on April 1 2015 As the new education authority comes into existence, there have been several meetings with DE officials and management from the Education Authority Implementation Team to ensure the terms and conditions and rights of Aspect members are protected when they transfer into the new organisation. Over the next few weeks further meetings are planned to iron out any issues or difficulties that may arise. The main elements of the transfer are outlined below:-
 26 March 2015  ID: 2015/00409