A Guide to Redundancy in Ireland

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 November 2018
Audrey Whyte
A&L Goodbody
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In our October 2017 First Tuesday Q&A, we discussed the three golden rules for employers to follow in conducting a "fair" redundancy process:

  1. ensure a genuine redundancy situation exists;
  2. ensure the employee was fairly selected for redundancy; and
  3. ensure the dismissal was effected with regard to full and fair procedures.

In this month's First Tuesday Q&A, Audrey Whyte, Solicitor in A&L Goodbody, looks at common procedural questions and pitfalls that employers face when navigating the redundancy process.

  1. What duration is "reasonable" for an individual redundancy consultation process? 
  2. Should an employee be informed of all vacancies within the business as part of the

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Audrey Whyte
A&L Goodbody

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