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#8  Nov 30, 2012    email version


Tips on Layoffs


Is “payment in lieu of notice” a substitute for “issuing a statement to the trade union or to all employees with thirty days’ prior notice”? Is the standard for severance payment of layoffs “N” or “N+1”? Which clause shall be applied when major changes occur in the objective circumstances, layoffs or employment contract termination?

雇佣动态 / Employment Express
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  • 75%

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