22nd September - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Employment lawyers have condemned government plans to claw back exit payments from public sector staff as “unclear” and “ill-conceived”. High-earning staff would have to return exit payments if they got another job in the same part of the public sector within 12 months, under proposed new legislation. According to the government’s consultation Recovery of Public Sector Exit Payments, which closed this week, 17% of 19,000 NHS staff made redundant were rehired, most within a year, and six out of 37 local government chief executives who left by mutual agreement in 2007 and 2008 had been employed by another council within 12 monthS. Full story - New Law Journal

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