P207 CEEFAX 207 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/11        Thf Government has announced new powers to combat job discrimhnation in Northern IrelandN In future it will be a criminal offence for a company with more than 25 employfes not to monitor the religious make-up of its workforce. The new proposals, announced by Northern Ireland Secretary Mr Tom King, are due to become law in the middle of next yearN The penalties for disobeying the new laws are not yet knownN News index 102/202 Newsreel 119/219