Template for Redundancy Election

120 days later: The Lay-off Dilemma by Gavin Goffe

“Many employers are under the mistaken impression that a worker can only be laid off for a maximum of 120 days, but there is nothing in the law that says that. Similarly, many workers believe that they are automatically entitled to get their redundancy payment after 120 days, but that is also incorrect as they must give notice to the business. A template for that notice is available on the Resource Page on Myers, Fletcher & Gordon’s website. Contrary to what you may have heard elsewhere, there is no 60-day deadline in the ETRPA for workers to elect to receive their redundancy. Thus, they won’t lose any rights if they continue to wait for their employers’ business to recover.” READ MORE


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