Using Compromise Agreements in Redundancy Dismissals – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 January 2020
Deirdre Malone
Ronan Daly Jermyn

“We are in the process of restructuring our business and will be making a number of redundancies in the coming months.  Historically, we have paid statutory redundancy and an ex gratia additional sum. All employees are asked to sign our standard Waiver/Compromise Agreement before they receive the payments. We have heard about a recent case in the WRC where an employee challenged whether she was bound by the terms of a Waiver and Release Agreement, or not.

We are concerned about accepting signed Compromise Agreements from employees who have not taken legal advice.  How do we handle

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This article is correct at 21/01/2020
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Deirdre Malone
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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