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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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Extra payments, a rarity before 1965, are now a normal part of the redundancy plans of medium-sized and larger firms.(32)
A failure to follow fair process can lead to what would have been a fair dismissal for redundancy turning into an unfair dismissal because of a failure to consult.
The authority currently runs two separate schemes for voluntary redundancy - one for teachers and the other for the rest of the council.
When a member of staff expresses an interest in voluntary redundancy or early retirement, the council assesses the impact of losing workers in particular services.
What happens if an employer refuses to make a statutory redundancy payment?
A bulletin sent to staff at the plant said the redundancy package includes one week's basic pay and shift premium for each year of service before the age of 41, plus 1.5 weeks' basic pay and shift premium for each additional year of service from age 41, a special payment equivalent to 12 weeks' basic pay and shift premium and a payment for breach of contractual notice.
Although there is no statutory concept of redundancy, the courts have in the past acknowledged that where businesses dismiss an employee for a cost saving reason this can amount to a legally fair and valid reason for dismissal under Article 117 of the UAE Labour Law.
There are 18 PACE teams across Scotland, providing support to people who have been made redundant or who are facing redundancy.
PACE is a partnership of 22 organisations with the Scottish Government to support people who have been made redundant or are facing redundancy. The partnership includes Skills Development Scotland, CBI, Federation of Small Businesses, ICAS, Scottish Chambers of Commerce and CIPD.
(1) A redundancy related to combining algorithms detecting and eliminating engine is presented, which not only can detect and eliminate the redundancy related to combining algorithms in a policy and between policies, but also has the same ability as the PDP.
A BUCU source told the Post last week: "The members of staff placed at risk of redundancy, however, contributed substantially to teaching, have brought in more than PS8 million grant money and have published more than 350 research papers over the last five years.
The move by Wrexham's Glyndw r University was given a cautious welcome by the University and College Union (UCU) which had backed a motion of no confidence in vice chancellor, Prof Michael Scott, after the redundancy proposals were announced.