Alternative Employment in a Redundancy Situation

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 January 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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Rolanda: Okay. We were talking earlier about redundancy, or retirement, and we're just going to look a wee bit at redundancy. This is the question that came in this week, "Employers often have difficulty how to select people for redundancy, and sometimes use competition." So the question is,

"When an employee poses a risk of redundancy, can you turn someone down for a redeployment option, following a formal interview process, if they do not pass the interview?"

Seamus: Yeah. This is the idea where, essentially, you have a redundancy process. The employer really has two options that they're pulling together in the employees that might be affected by the redundancy. You know, they'll either

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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