Overview

A redundancy situation generally arises where an employee's job no longer exists and where he/she is not replaced. This guideline aims to provide employers with information and guidance on redundancy and related matters. This is a general guide and will serve as a reference only.

A redundancy situation generally arises where an employee's job no longer exists and he/she is not replaced. The Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2011 defines when this occurs and provides for a redundancy payments scheme.