How To: Get the Redundancy Programme Right – 9 Key RulesPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 6 July 2020 Issues covered: Redundancy and Re-organisation; Selection Criteria; Unfair Dismissal
In March 2020, as part of the pandemic prescription pertaining to the workplace, the Government suspended the right to pursue statutory severance payments after a 4 week lay-off. This restriction has now been extended to run to August 10th next. The objective of the initiative is to prevent a swarm of severance claims in response to the Covid crisis.
However, predictions from an array of authoritative sources, including the European Commission and the ESRI - and the hard evidence from recent redundancy initiatives at Aer Lingus, Bewleys, Brinks, CityJet, Debenhams, the Dublin Airport Authority, Easons and National Pen – indicate that an economic downturn of some magnitude is on the
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