The Rise and (Pit) Falls of Redundancies

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 22 May 2023
Ailbhe Dennehy
Issues covered: Redundancies (Collective & Individual), Policies and Procedures

Redundancies are not a new phenomenon for employers in Ireland, but there has been a notable increase in recent months, particularly in the tech sector, that has dominated media headlines. As an industry that has proven itself to be one which tests the boundaries of traditionally accepted processes, we have lately seen a number of tech companies challenge the traditional consultation process that ordinarily goes hand in hand with affording employees fair procedures in a redundancy scenario. To what extent is there scope to, somewhat, "pivot" away from the established process when conducting redundancies in today's market?

Ailbhe Dennehy, partner, Denise Moran, senior associate and Darren

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