Fight is on for redundancy pay as Orchard Lodge closes

August 2009
Community Care;8/13/2009, Issue 1783, p11
The article reports that Unison and Glen Care Group are in dispute over redundancy payments for staff at Orchard Lodge, London, England's last secure children's home, which closed on July 31, 2009. Unison said it could take legal action to protect staff formerly employed at Orchard Lodge, who were given less than two hours' notice of their redundancy. Unison claims that Orchard Lodge staff were employed under contract by Glen Care Group and should receive their entitlements in full.


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