Posted on: Nov 19, 2012
This Member’s Bill amends the Employment Relations Act 2000, to insert a new Part 6E to provide the following minimum statutory entitlements for employees in the event of dismissal for redundancy:
(a) notice of dismissal of no less than 4 weeks; and
(b) compensation for redundancy in the amount of 4 weeks’ remuneration for the first full year of the employee’s continuous employment with the employer; and
(c) further compensation for redundancy in the amount of 2 weeks’ remuneration for each subsequent full or partial year of the employee’s continuous employment with the employer, up to a maximum entitlement of 26 weeks’ remuneration
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