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English definition of “collective redundancy”

collective redundancy

noun [C or U]     UK HR
a situation in which a large number of employees of a company lose their jobs within a short period : In a collective redundancy situation , employers must consult with representatives of the affected employees .
(Definition of collective redundancy noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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