Redundancy Entitlments

Eligibility criteria for Statutory redundancy payments

In order to be eligible for a statutory redundancy payment, an employee must:

  • Be aged over 16 years of age
  • Be in employment and paying PRSI contributions, which are insurable for all social welfare benefits. Currently this is only a PRSI Class A contribution
  • Have worked continuously for the employer for at least 2 years (104 weeks)
  • Have been working continuously for the employer for more than 2 years if working part-time

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