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Fine Gael Deputy Michelle Mulherin raised the issue of the abolition of the employers' rebate in respect of statutory redundancy lump sum payments in the Dáil this week.
There were 303 redundancy payments made in Westmeath during the first seven months of this year according to Government figures released this week which show a rise in layoffs nationally.
A Moate man was awarded over €25,000 by the Employments Appeal Tribunal (EAT) when, following a takeover, his former employer left him with the option of either commuting to Mountmellick or taking redundancy, but who refused to pay up after he chose the latter.
Last week I looked at wage cuts. This week I’ll tackle the issue of redundancy.
The workers at ICT Eurotel in Belmullet yesterday were meeting with their employers as they tried to thrash out a fair redundancy deal for themselves. The company, which does not recognise trade unions, refused the workers’ request for a union representative to help them work out the terms of their redundancy and asked instead for six workers to be sent forward to hammer out the deal.