Does an employee’s notice period increase with their tenure?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 October 2017
Ailbhe Dennehy
A&L Goodbody

Yes.

Section 4 of the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 to 2005 provides that all employees are entitled to a statutory period of notice on termination of employment, on grounds of redundancy or otherwise.  The length of such period depends upon the employee's service with the employer, as set out in the table below:

 Notice 

 Service 

 Notice Required 

 13 weeks – 2 years 

 1 week 

 2 years – 5 years 

 2 weeks 

 5 years – 10 years 

 4 weeks 

 10

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Ailbhe Dennehy
A&L Goodbody

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