When you need to make a change to your business and this change may effect an employee, you have obligations towards those employees. There is a lot of employment case law on how to run and conduct a fair and reasonable redundancy process. Here is a summary of the points you need to consider:
Making people redundant is certainly one of the most difficult parts of being a manager but making sure that you have a plan and speak openly and honestly with employees can make it easier. See our Redundancy Checklist for more information or call if you need some help!
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Tarryn has worked in HR for over 14 years and loves to solve problems. She is a self professed employment relations junkie! She lives in Auckland with her dedicated husband, tireless toddler and three special needs cats.