Alternative Employment and RedundancyPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 January 2020
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
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
More on Redundancy
- Dempster v The Gill Corporation Europe Ltd 
- If an employee requests voluntary redundancy is their employer still bound by dismissal procedures?
- Maxwell & Others v Tooley’s Bar Ltd 
- Redundancy Consultation and Notification - What is the Law?
- Why might an employer face criminal prosecution if a collective redundancy process is not followed correctly?
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.