Workers need more notice on redundancies

Chubb, Laura
November 2007
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p13
The article focuses on the ruling by the British Employment Appeals Tribunal in a case regarding collective redundancies. A landmark decision in the case of UK Coal Mining Ltd v. NUM indicates companies should start consulting with workers' representatives before decisions on redundancies and site closures are made. The tribunal ruled that UK Coal failed to consult properly over mass redundancies at its colliery in Ellington in Northumberland, England.


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