If a seconded employee can't return to their role due to a downturn, are others at risk of redundancy?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 11 January 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

Q: If there is no longer enough work to justify the seconded employee to return to their original role, would all the employees within the same role be put at risk of redundancy?

Scott: Okay. Well, moving on, there's a second part to this question. If there is no longer enough work to justify the seconded employee to return to their original role, would all the employees within the same role be put at risk of redundancy and the short answer is yes.

Seamus: Absolutely. Yeah. If the secondment is coming to end and you say to the employee, "Well, look, the difficulty here that your old role

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This article is correct at 11/01/2019
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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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