Bumping, or transferred redundancy, is where the employer decides to retain the person whose role is redundant by deploying them into another role and dismiss the displaced post holder of the other role. The dismissal of that person is by reason of redundancy.
Most employers know that for workers whose hours of work are fixed calculating holiday pay is relatively straightforward – a week’s holiday attracts a week’s pay. Bear in mind entitlement to holidays is afforded to the wider subset of individuals who are considered “workers” (and not just “employees”).
Managing pregnant employees can be tricky given the protection that pregnant workers enjoy. What happens where the employer decides to dismiss an employee and then almost immediately discovers that the employee is pregnant – is there an obligation to revisit the decision?