Key Redundancy information

Redundancy information 


Under the Redundancy Payments Act of 1967-1991 employers must, by law, pay compensation to employees dismissed for reasons of redundancy. The amount of the statutory payment is related to the employee's length of service, normal weekly or monthly earnings (including basic salary, regular overtime, payment-in-kind) up to a weekly maximum of €600 per week.



To find more detailed redundancy information on the topics listed below.

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  • When redundancy applies
  • Qualifying rules
  • Calculating a redundancy payment
  • Redundancy payments and tax
  • Voluntary redundancy
  • Redundancy forms