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Unlocking Employment Law by Chris Turner

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23Termination of employment (5) redundancy

Aims and Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

  • ■ Understand the original aims of redundancy law
  • ■ Understand who is and who is not eligible for redundancy
  • ■ Understand the only three situations in which a redundancy can occur
  • ■ Understand the proper procedure for redundancy
  • ■ Understand what is suitable alternative employment
  • ■ Understand the significance of consultation
  • ■ Understand how a redundancy payment is calculated
  • ■ Understand what is meant by a lay- off and by short time
  • ■ Understand the consequences of either lay- off or short time
  • ■ Critically analyse the area of redundancy
  • ■ Apply the redundancy checklist to factual situations in order to determine whether there is ...

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