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re·dun·dan·cy

(rē-dŭn'dăn-sē),
Occurrence of linearly arranged, largely identical, repeated sequences of DNA.

redundancy

Medtalk The duplication of time-sensitive or failure-prone equipment–eg, computer server, surgical supplies, etc–allowing the system or surgeon to switch to a backup device with minimal compromise in Pt management or critical systematic functions or activities. See Laparoscopic surgery.
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These are called collective redundancies and the consultation is not only with the individual but also with their representatives.
3) By the Resource Brick Wall and policy/rule combining algorithms, the corresponding detecting and eliminating algorithm is proposed aiming at different types of redundancies related to combining algorithms.
It is understood that BUCU has also approached management with plans to avoid compulsory redundancies in neuroscience and pharmacology, one of the areas targeted for cutbacks.
If a decision to make redundancies is because of cost cutting, an employer must show what savings have been achieved and explain what other cost cutting options were considered and why they were rejected or were insufficient.
Of these, 1,088 were compulsory redundancies, with the number almost doubling from 376 in 2010/11 to 712 in 2011/12.
The number of voluntary redundancies at Llandyrnog is 12.
Greater Southern AHS sought expressions of interest from experienced nurses and then tried to push through redundancies, without consultation with the NSWNA.
If fewer than 20 redundancies are planned, statutory dismissal applies, which entitles you to information necessary to understand any decision.
Coun Watson claimed the figure of 700 would be for this year only and more redundancies will follow in coming years.
If your new employers are proposing to make 20 or more people redundant within a 90-day period at your location, they are also obliged to consult with you regarding the redundancies.
Phil Siddle, spokesman for public sector union Unison, said he was hopeful that the trust would make an effort to consult staff fully before decisions were made on redundancies.
From a hardware perspective, RAID systems typically include such high-availability features as redundancies, hot-swappability, and thermal management to dissipate heat build-up.