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Terminating Contracts of Employment - Legal Issues

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 22 May 2009

Jennifer Clarke of LK Shields Solicitors looks at why the way in which employment ends can be really important.

This article sets out guidelines in relation to issues to be considered by employers when terminating employees’ contracts of employment.


Notice

Notice of termination is probably one of the most important provisions in a Contract of Employment.  When terminating an employee’s contract of employment, an employer must comply with (1) the termination provisions of the contract and (2) statutory and other legal duties.

An employer must give the correct notice to an employee unless

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This article is correct at 22/05/2009
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