Variation of Employment Contracts

Posted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 10 August 2021
Siobhán Lafferty
Reddy Charlton LLP
Issues covered: Variation of contracts

Variation of Employment Contracts

The issue of the variation of contracts is one which has become all the more important since March 2020.  Employers have been forced to adapt in order to overcome the obstacles that have been presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. This has involved making difficult decisions on how the businesses operate and there have been a number of measures which employers have tried to take to do so through, for example, pay cuts, lay-off and short term working arrangements. The question therefore arises as to the legality of making such changes to an employee’s contract - especially without the consent of the employees who the changes will impact.

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Siobhán Lafferty
Reddy Charlton LLP

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