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Retrenchments and redundancies

Sandra Prerost

Retrenchments and redundancies

incidence and conditions

by Sandra Prerost

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Published by Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, Dept. of the Parliamentary Library in [Canberra] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSandra Prerost.
SeriesCurrent issues brief,, no. 5, 1982, Current issues brief ;, 1982, no. 5.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 85/2485 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination7, 16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2676194M
LC Control Number85841429

Share Page. Add to Favorites; Email; Download Citation; Get Citation Alert; Authors/Editors: David L. Lindauer and Barbara Nunberg. Redundancies are a matter of managerial prerogative. The Court cannot question the commercial wisdom of a decision to create redundancies. Rather, the issue is whether the redundancy is genuinely the reason for terminating the employment. A redundancy is genuine if it is made for genuine commercial reasons.

During these tough economic times jobs are being slashed across the globe. The unemployment rate is increasing. Retrenchments and redundancies are common. Losing your job can be sad, lonely and stressful. You might be missing friends at work or not know when you’ll get a stable income again. But it’s not all bad news.   In order for this to be effective, the consultation process must commence as soon as a reduction of the workforce, through retrenchments or redundancies, is contemplated by the employer so that possible alternatives can be explored. The employer should in all good faith keep an open mind throughout and seriously consider proposals put forward.

Retrenchment definition, the act of retrenching; a cutting down or off, as by the reduction of expenses. See more.   Redundancies and retrenchments are unpleasant, but inevitable in business. This episode of Secrets Exposed sees Dale Beaumont and Natasha Hawker discuss how you can approach this as tactfully as.


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Nevertheless, regardless of the distinction between retrenchment and redundancy, all employers must be reminded that, employment to the common man is his very life and blood, which must be protected against concocted causes to legitimize an otherwise irregular termination of employment (Am-Phil Food Concepts, Inc.

Padilla SCRAOcto ). Retrenchments and redundancies and economic downturn go hand in hand. The added burden of Retrenchments and redundancies book effects of Covid pandemic has forced many employers to look towards staff cuts to save their companies from ruin.

Employers may use sections and A of the Labour Relations Act to cut staff costs but, as in all things, there is a Retrenchments and redundancies book way and the wrong way to go about retrenching employees. proposed redundancies.

Consultation should be about obviating or reducing redundancies, the method of selection and mitigating the effects of the redundancies. • The client will ensure that the criteria for selection are objective, fair, transparent and non‐ Size: KB.

To declare retrenchment or redundancy, an employer must prove any one of the following according to the Labour Act: The business has ceased or diminished either permanently or temporarily or intends to cease or diminish. The employee cannot perform the work at.

REDUNDANCY VS RETRENCHMENT. In Article Archive, Article Archive - Home, Article Archive - Teazer by Barney Jordaan 5 August 1 Comment. When employers restructure in order to improve efficiencies, it leads to redundancies. Redundancies can. Another sign is when a company's order books are empty.

Redundancies (consisting of retrenchments and workers under contracts) so far this year. 15, Redundancies last year. Consultation is a joint consensus-seeking process between the employer and the consulting employees. This means that the consulting employees have to come up with suggestions in respect of the proposed retrenchments and the employer has to respond.

During the consultation there are certain matters that must be discussed, such as: suggestions to. In American English, “retrenchment” means cutting back, reducing expenses. “redundancy” means unnecessary repetition—used most often by English teachers wanting their students to trim superfluous statements from their writing.

This is often a disaster for the employer as the biggest reason for retrenchments is financial weakness, and these awards can place an unbearable burden on their already strained finances.

A case in point is that of Toyota SA reported in the Business Report of 30 November   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games Lifestyle Fashion Food Law firms, accountants and consultants face redundancies as.

Redundancy and retrenchment are different terms that are sometimes confused. A redundancy occurs when a specific position within a business is no longer required. In this situation, an employee may be redeployed to another position where suitable.

If they cannot be redeployed, they may be retrenched. Retrenchments and the LRA Section of the Labour Relations Act 66 of (LRA), as amended, permits an employer to dismiss employees for operational requirements or reasons.

The phrase ‘operational requirements’ is a broad term referring to economic, technical, structural or similar needs of an employer. by George Robotham 4 Comments. Retrenchment or redundancy affects different people in different ways. Some take the opportunity for a long awaited career change, others do something they always wanted to do but never had the spare cash or the balls to to – like start a business.

Others go into a spiral of depression. Rate of retrenchments is directly proportional to unemployment, which may lead to economic recession in the organization as well as the nation.

Organizational performance is the key factor to. of the workplace. Structural reasons relate to the redundancy of posts consequent to a restructuring of the Employer’s enterprise. REQUIRED RETRENCHMENT PROCEDURES 1) CONSULTATION Like all dismissals retrenchments must be both procedurally and substantively fair.

Section   Books; Music; Art & design; Kernighan says that when cutting costs it can be tempting to "cut non-staff costs to the bone" to avoid making redundancies but. Eliminating redundancy: Retrenchment has its primary use in freeing the company of commercial attachments that are not yielding as heavily as expected.

Trying to be in vogue for the consumers, companies sometimes introduce posts or offer perks that are. Redundancy, Retrenchment and Separation 1. Redundancy,VSS, lay offsRedundancy,VSS, lay offs K.

Somasundram Malaysian Trades Union Congress • Similar to other forms of termination and dismissal, retrenchments is a form of ‘dismissal’ of workman and he may consider that he has been dismissed without just course or excuse and hence makes.

resulting in financial losses and/or job redundancy). b) Having fair and objective criteria for deciding which employees may be retrenched. (For example, last in first out). voluntary retrenchments and early retirement subject to the retention of key employees based.

Preferential re-employment. In order for this to be effective, the consultation process must commence as soon as a reduction of the workforce, through retrenchments or redundancies, is contemplated by the employer so that possible alternatives can be explored. The employer should in all good faith keep an open mind throughout and seriously consider proposals put forward.

UES (Int'l) Pty Ltd v Harvey [] FWAFB (Acton SDP, Kaufman SDP, Bissett C, 14 August ), [() IR ]. A warehouse manager's position was selected to be made redundant. There was a decline in business and therefore the employer no longer required the job to be performed by anyone because of changes in the operational requirements of the enterprise.

The book examines the meaning of the term operational requirements with extensive reference to case law and use of creative examples and hypotheticals. Retrenchment Law in South Africa covers complex issues such as bumping and timing periods in the case of large-scale retrenchments.In terms of human accounting, redundancies represent the scrapping by one user of a valuable resource and its transfer into a community pool from which it can be withdrawn and put to work by another (Armstrong and Murlis, ).

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