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Redundancy and the law

Michael H. Whincup

Redundancy and the law

a short guide to the law on dismissal with and without notice, and rights under the Redundancy Payments Act 1965

by Michael H. Whincup

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Employees -- Dismissal of -- Great Britain.,
    • Severance pay -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Michael H. Whincup.
      SeriesCommonwealth and international library, Supervisory studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 79 p.
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5549604M
      LC Control Number67028667
      OCLC/WorldCa5456201

      If your employer is considering making you redundant, you are entitled to be given notice of this. Give practice problems to test you on what you've learned. There are two kinds of redundancy pay: Statutory Redundancy Pay Statutory Redundancy pay is set down by law, and is the minimum that employees who have been made redundant can expect to be paid by their employer. The first way is that two synonyms will be used to describe something when only one of the words is necessary.

      Layoffs affect the workplace environment and the economy as well as the employee. You should be consulted by your employer if they are considering exploring making employees redundant. Give practice problems to test you on what you've learned. It must be stressed, however, that if the employee consented to or voluntarily applied for retrenchment with the employer due to redundancy, the required previous notice to the DOLE is not necessary as the employee thereby acknowledged the existence of a valid cause for termination of his employment.

      Thus, employees enjoy a consultative role in the decision making process, and a level of protection is provided to employees who are displaced. Your employer is obliged to offer you suitable alternative work if it is available. The Kindle version is updated, and contains 39 chapters. Generally it is good practice for employers to have a written procedure for employees to inspect and to understand how the redundancy process is carried out.


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Redundancy and the law book

Wiltshire File Co. If you are an employee in the United Kingdom and have been dismissed it is essential to review the terms of your termination.

In this situation, the employee is served with a notice of dismissal before the termination where he or she is given a satisfactory explanation. Again, the meaning of the sentences is the same, but the second sentence is much more concise and grammatically correct.

The WA trustees considered that they would need to pay for accountancy support instead. This information helps us design a better experience for all users. The WA therefore entered into a consultation process with the book-keeper about the proposed change and the impact on his job.

If an industry that employs a majority of a region freight in the northeast for example suffers and has to lay employees off, there will be mass unemployment in an economically rich area.

The violation of statutory procedural due process on written notice by the employer would warrant the payment of indemnity in the form of nominal damages.

How to Implement a Redundancy Program in the Work Place

Please review the types of cookies we use below. Can Redundancy and the law book take on a different job? The diminished or ceased requirement could be across the organisation or in a specific location.

Make sure that two synonyms aren't being used to describe the same thing. The second way that a redundancy error is presented on the SAT is that a phrase will be added that is implied by another word or phrase in the sentence. Give the employee the opportunity to express any views about how redundancy might be avoided or the impact on them minimised.

Employers are understandably worried about costly claims for unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, discrimination, unfair selection for redundancy. Employees skills are no longer required Employers must continually develop their business if they are to survive in the competitive business environment.

How do I offset being made redundant? Use these tips to answer the following redundancy questions taken from real ACTs. Key principles In order for a potential redundancy situation to be fair under the law, you must: consult on ways of avoiding the redundancies and minimising hardship select fairly who is to be made redundant identify and offer suitable alternative employment, if this is available.

Because it covers an extensive range of employment related topics and explains the pitfalls and remedies for redress in easy to understand language. Effects of layoffs in the workplace: Layoffs have remained the greatest way for a company to cut costs.Dec 22,  · Redundancy law is a fundamental employee right found in the United Kingdom’s labor law.

If you are an employee in the United Kingdom and have been dismissed it is essential to review the terms of your termination. Once dismissed, your employer is required to transfer redundancy payments under the cover of your termination. The fee for voluntary redundancy is often more than the amount offered for statutory redundancy pay, and will take into account factors such as your age, salary and length of service.

The first £30, of your redundancy pay will also be free from tax and National Insurance payments. Titles in the Casebook on series provide readers with a comprehensive selection of case law extracts for their studies.

Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed.

This chapter examines the development of the law of redundancy. Redundancy: The Law and Practice sets out and explores redundancy law from a practical standpoint. Containing sections on redundancy payments, unfair dismissal, and collective redundancies, as well as a number of practical tools such as specimen letters, the book is an invaluable resource for practitioners working in the area.

ISBN Digitally watermarked, DRM-free Included format: PDF ebooks can be used on all reading devices Immediate eBook download after purchase Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Employment law can be confusing for both employers and employees alike.

There is a huge amount of rules, regulations, laws, directives, case law concerning employment law in Ireland. Even with the best will in the world, it is easy to do the wrong thing. To make a mistake.