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Retrenchment: less than 50 employees

OVERVIEW

1.4.1. What is meant by retrenchment?
1.4.2. Under what circumstances can employees be retrenched?
1.4.3. Duty to consult
1.4.4. What selection criteria should be used?
1.4.5. How can retrenchments be avoided or minimized?
1.4.6. Timing of the dismissals
1.4.7. Mitigating the adverse effects of retrenchment
1.4.8. Severance pay

FORMS TO DOWNLOAD

1.4.6 Retrenchment advice – Example of letter terminating services