If you are an employee faced with redundancy, it’s important to know your rights and ensure you receive the correct entitlements.
What does redundancy mean?
A redundancy occurs when employment is terminated because the employer decides they no longer want that person’s job to be done by anyone, or because the employer becomes insolvent or bankrupt.
In order for a redundancy to be a ‘genuine redundancy’, it must be shown that:
- The job will not be done by anyone else and the position will not be filled by any other person.