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Published: 15 September 2011

550 Pages

ISBN: 9780199544172

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A new practitioner law publication

Redundancy: The Law and Practice

Third Edition

John McMullen

  • Provides a comprehensive and practical working guide to redundancy written by a leading employment specialist
  • Offers analysis of significant recent cases such as UK Coal Mining Ltd v NUM & BACM [2007] (EAT), which holds that consultation about reasons for closure is necessary
  • Considers the impact on redundancy of the statutory disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures following the Employment Act 2002 and the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolutions) Regulations 2004, as well as the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006
  • Provides coverage of the new rules on collective redundancies following the ECJ decision in Junk v Kühnel and the effect of the Collective Redundancies (Amendment) Regulations 2006
  • Discusses the effect of the new legislation on criteria for selection for redundancies; the effect of length of service methodology for selecting employees for redundancy; the possibility of indirect age discrimination; and the interaction between retirement and redundancy under the regulations
  • Offers extensive appendices such as charts, specimen letters and forms

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