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Bumping – Redundancy

Bumping is a term used to describe a situation in which, for example, a more junior employee is dismissed on grounds of redundancy in order to make way for a more senior employee whose post has become redundant.  The lawfulness of such actions will be dependant on the individual circumstances.

See:
  • Redundancy
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