Lay-Off and Short-Time Employment Contract
The Lay-off / Short-time Employment Contract is a general employment
contract that can be used for a variety of jobs. In addition to the
standard clauses it includes a clause dealing with laying-off employees or
putting them on short-time working.
This employment contract has a General Data Protection Regulation
(GDPR)-compliant data processing clause. After 25 May 2018, employers must
use this clause, as employers will not be able to rely on the existing
generic consent clauses.
The Lay-off / Short-time Employment Contract contains the following
2. Duties and Job Title
3. Date of Commencement/ Date of Continuous Employment
4. Hours of Work
5. Place of Work
7. Collective Agreements
9. Sickness Absence
10. Maternity and Paternity Rights
12. Normal retirement date
14. Grievance procedures
15. Disciplinary procedures
16. Staff Handbook & Employment Policies
17. Termination of employment
18. Data Protection
19.Lay-off & Short-time Working
20. Governing Law
Please note that when a lay-off / short-time working is to occur for an
indefinite period, the employee will be entitled to make a claim for
statutory redundancy pay after either four consecutive weeks or six weeks
or more within a 13 week period of being laid-off / placed on short-time
working. Please see the Guidance Notes available through the related
document links below for more information.
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