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I have a question about employment. Assistant: Was this

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Hello. I have a question about employment.
Assistant: Was this discussed with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: Not yet
Assistant: Does the workplace operate with employees, freelancers, consultants, contractors or with unionised employees?
Customer: Yes
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Customer: I'm being made redundant while on maternity leave. However, I have applied for a new job and have an interview next week.

Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

I am sorry to hear this.

 

What is your specific legal question please?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
At the job interview do I have to specify that I'm being made redundant if I'm asked why I want to leave my current job?

You can say that they no longer needed your services but that it has nothing to do with your abilities at all but part of a reorganization or something like that. But that is truthful. You are not being dismissed for just cause.

 

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