Pitfalls of a Redundancy Process – Fair and non-discriminatory selection during Covid 19

Posted in : Webinar Recordings on 15 July 2020
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Issues covered: Coronavirus; Redundancy

A sad but inevitable outcome of the Covid-19 pandemic is the downturn in many industries resulting in significant cost cutting exercises.

In this webinar recording, Scott Alexander (Legal Island) will discuss some of the pitfalls in redundancy selection with our panel of experts from CC Solicitors (a specialist employment law practice), Colleen Cleary (Founder and principal), Claire Dawson (Partner) and Regan O’Driscoll (Partner), with particular focus on how to avoid discrimination in the selection process. 

This webinar recording looks at:

  • Cost reduction measures to reduce numbers of compulsory redundancies.
  • Top tips in how to implement a fair redundancy process 
  • Discrimination arising in the context of Covid-19 – gender, family, age and disability
  • Vulnerable employees 
  • Key considerations in drafting non-discriminatory selection criteria.

The Recording


This article is correct at 15/07/2020

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