Protection of Employment Act 1977

Obligation on employer to supply certain information.

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10.— (1) For the purpose of consultations under section 9, the employer concerned shall supply the employees' representatives with all relevant information relating to the proposed redundancies.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), information supplied under this section shall include the following, of which details shall be given in writing—

( a) the reasons for the proposed redundancies,

( b) the number, and descriptions or categories, of employees whom it is proposed to make redundant,

F15 [ (c) the number of employees, and description or categories, normally employed, ]

F16 [ ( cc )(i) the number (if any) of agency workers to which the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 applies engaged to work for the employer,

(ii) those parts of the employer ’ s business in which those agency workers are, for the time being, working, and

(iii) the type of work that those agency workers are engaged to do,

and ]

( d) the period during which it is proposed to effect the proposed redundancies.

F17 [ (e) the criteria proposed for the selection of the workers to be made redundant, and ]

F18 [ (f) the method for calculating any redundancy payments other than those methods set out in the Redundancy Payment Acts, 1967 to 1991, or any other relevant enactment for the time being in force or, subject thereto, in practice. ]

(3) An employer shall as soon as possible supply the Minister with copies of all information supplied in writing under subsection (2).

Annotations:

Amendments:

F15

Substituted (9.12.1996) by Protection of Employment Order 1996 (S.I. No. 370 of 1996), art. 9(a).

F16

Inserted (16.05.2012) by Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 (12/2012), s. 17, commenced on enactment.

F17

Inserted (9.12.1996) by Protection of Employment Order 1996 (S.I. No. 370 of 1996), art. 9(b).

F18

Inserted (9.12.1996) by Protection of Employment Order 1996 (S.I. No. 370 of 1996), art. 9(b).

Editorial Notes:

E7

Redress and appeal procedures in respect of requirements under section provided (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), ss. 41, 44 and sch. 5 part 1 item 2, sch. 6 part 1 item 3, sch. 6 part 2 item 3, S.I. No. 410 of 2015.

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Previous affecting provision: complaints procedure provided (21.12.2000) by European Communities (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 488 of 2000), reg. 6; revoked (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 8(3) and sch. 2 part 2 ref. 1, subject to transitional provisions in subs. (4).