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Redundancy should be a last resort. Reps have a vital role in making sure employers remember that and keep it fair, consulting members throughout. 


These interactive guides will help you support members at every stage of the redundancy process, including helping them access the knowledge, training and skills they need to move forward afterwards.

Redundancy basics for unions reps

When jobs are under threat, reps are there to support members. This guide will help reps answer basic questions from members, prepare for your part in negotiations and take some practical steps to help protect jobs and members’ interests. Your guide to redundancy - the basics.

Alternatives to redundancy

Redundancies should be a last resort, so employers have to discuss alternatives. This guide will help you play an active part by suggesting alternative options to your employer and how you can negotiate to get the best possible result for members. Your guide to alternatives to redundancy

Equality, fairness and rights

You play a vital role in making sure that the process of redundancy is fair and equal. This guide will tell you how to make sure that your employer’s selection and redundancy process is fair and how to challenge them if it’s not. Your guide to equality, fairness and rights

Supporting our members through redundancy

If redundancies are inevitable, you can help members retrain and find new work. This guide will help you with the options available to members and practical ways for you and employers to support members. Your guide to supporting our members through redundancy

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