Guide

Employing migrant workers in Northern Ireland

Introduction

A migrant worker is a non-UK national who has migrated to Northern Ireland to either seek or take up employment. Migrant workers have the same protection from discrimination as UK nationals.

Employers should know how to support migrant workers. This includes understanding how to protect them from potential exploitation, discrimination and harassment.

This guide looks at the benefits that migrant workers can bring to a business. It includes advice on how employers can support them. It also highlights the range of support available for employers and migrant workers.