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Reading into redundancy entitlements

As more and more firms are forced to make difficult redundancy decisions, it is imperative that employers and employees know their rights if push comes to shove, writes Dick O’Brien

28th March, 2009

After several years of virtually full employment , redundancy is now back on the agenda for many Irish companies. Not surprisingly, this has triggered something of a scramble for information, as employers put in place procedures that may not have been used for years, and employees try to find out about entitlements that were probably never relevant to them before.

According to Ger Deering, director of the National Employment Rights Agency (Nera), there has been a...

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