Depending on how long the lay off
lasts, an employee will have a number of options and these will include: * Claim a statutory guarantee payment * Claim constructive unfair dismissal * Claim compensation for breach of contract * Accept the lay off
as a variation of the contract * Use the special procedure to claim Statutory Redundancy Payments * Claim social security benefits Q.
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About 5,000 workers and their families have been camping inside the sprawling plant for a month in protest at mass lay offs
Retirements, resignations and transfers to other McDonnell Douglas companies will account for some of the reductions, but additional lay offs
According to the Boeing holiday schedule, the Company saves seven days of holiday pay by having the lay offs
take affect before the break.
What the contract of employment says, if anything, about lay offs
and also the custom and practice in the particular industry.
The lay offs
are in addition to 48,000 blue-collar workers who were temporarily laid off until the middle of January.