Helping staff to recover from redundancy survivor syndrome

August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p42
The article focuses on helping employees to recover from redundancy syndrome. Stress-related personal injury claims are a possibility. Employers have a common law duty to take reasonable care for employees' health and safety in the workplace. Employers may have exercised considerable care in ensuring redundancy selection criteria does not breach obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA). Employers need to monitor employees' workloads and duties in a post-redundancy context.


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