Alternative Employment and Redundancy

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 January 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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Rolanda: I'll read it.

"And the redundancy situation where roles are being made redundant and different roles are being created," we kind of mentioned that, "and you implement an interview process to fill the new roles, can you open this up to external candidates as well as those at risk of redundancy?"

Seamus: Well, you've always got an obligation on redundancy to protect your existing workforce. So, before you would open up to external, I think you have to go through the internal process. And if you weren't able to get a suitable candidate arising from that, then, potentially, go out externally. I think that you would have an issue if you did a redundancy process and your roles and you

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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