Notice Periods: May They be Reduced?Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 25 October 2010
Notice is required to terminate most employment contract. We asked Aoife Bradley of LK Shields Solicitors to review whether notice periods may be reduced.
Before considering any reduction of notice periods, it is necessary to consider notice periods in general. An employee’s notice entitlement should be set out in his or her contract of employment but, even if it is not, an employee will still be entitled to some form of notice - either statutory notice or “common law” notice.
2. Statutory minimum notice
The Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973-2005 (the “Acts”) set out a minimum period of notice which must be given by employers, with certain limited exceptions. The
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