Lay off and short-time working - guideline
09/06/2016 - When a situation arises where providing normal full time working is no longer possible, an employer is faced placing an employee on lay off or short-time working rather than make employees redundant . This guideline aims to provide employers with a reference document on lay off and short-time working. It is a general guide only and individual situations should be discussed directly with Ibec staff.
Claims for redundancy arising from lay off or short-time
04/03/2009 - Under the Redundancy Payments Acts, an employee may claim redundancy if they have been laid off or kept on short-time, or a combination of both, for a period of at least four consecutive weeks, or for broken series of six weeks within a period of thirteen consecutive weeks.