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Synonyms for redundancy

Synonyms for redundancy

words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision

Synonyms for redundancy

repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission

the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded

(electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails

repetition of an act needlessly

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If you were self-employed and provided services to SSI, you are not entitled to a redundancy payment.
Across Wales, Labour-run health boards must ensure that redundancy payments are value for money and that precious money is being used wisely.
8 million has been paid in redundancy payments from the Redundancy Fund, which is funded through employers' contributions and falls under the auspices of the labour ministry's department of social insurance.
Smooth transfer of the redundancy administration / data to any new supplier.
Four benefit cuts Three French Atos men Two bailiffs calling And a redundancy in a Remploy factory On the fifth day of Christmas this Government gave to me.
9m in six-figure redundancy payments for 15 staff at Rhondda Cynon Taf in 2010/11 - and another PS466,000 for four more leavers the following year; | PS147,000 for a member of staff at Gwynedd and PS134,000 for an employee at Merthyr Tydfil.
Sefton council leader Cllr Peter Dowd stressed the local authority has always been "sympathetic" to the staff and the redundancy package "will not set any difficult precedent for the council in the future".
The judge in the EAT criticised the tribunal for entering into a detailed scrutiny of the marks awarded in a redundancy scoring exercise, which he confirmed was a matter within the employer's discretion, once it has been established that there is a fair system of selection applied without signs of overt unfairness.
All three armed services announced redundancy programmes earlier this year after they were set an initial target of 17,000 job losses by 2015.
Eight staff among the 67-strong workforce at its Leeds plant have applied for voluntary redundancy, along with seven out of 37 at its Pontefract site and 19 out of 120 at Sheffield.
The exact number of people to be selected for redundancy will not be finalised until the voluntary redundancy programme has been completed but it is hoped it will be significantly less than the 93 originally stated.
If your boss follows this process it may be a fair redundancy.
So far 800 people have said they would be interested in taking voluntary redundancy, but Mr Stewart said that does not mean they will get it.
Redundancy is becoming a more common occurrence, and many people will experience it at least once in their working lives.
Employees' rights are governed by employment law (general employment rights; unfair dismissal rights; specific redundancy rights, including entitlement to statutory redundancy pay; possibly TUPE rights regarding the transfer of an undertaking; possibly non-discrimination rights) and by their individual contracts and terms and conditions of employment.