Redundancy, Consultation and 'At Risk' Employee on Sick LeavePosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 September 2018 Issues covered:
We have advised one employee that they are at risk of redundancy and they have now gone off on sick leave. Can we continue with the consultation process?
Scott: Okay. Well, come to the other businesses that are cut off because of the exclusion, but I've got a question coming here. It says, "We have just told somebody that they are at risk of redundancy. They're the only person at risk. They have now gone off sick. What can we do? Can we keep going with the consultation process? And if so, how can we if they refuse to meet?
Seamus: Well, in a redundancy situation, you know, I suppose that the issue is that they've only been placed at risk of redundancy at the minute. Certainly, there
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