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Name: Protection of Employment Order 1996 (S.I. No. 370 of 1996).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Employment security, termination of employment
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1996-12-04
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, 7 p.
ISN: IRL-1996-R-45653
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, 7 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends provisions of the Protection of Employment Act, 1977 in order to implement Council Directive 92/56/EEC regarding collective redundancies. Provides definition of the terms "contract of employment," "employees' representatives," and "collective redundancy." Also provides regulation where collective redundancies are the result of bankruptcy or decisions by an undertaking which controls the employer.
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