Introduction: This page briefly sets out key information about Jersey employment law as at the date shown above.

Minimum Wage; statutory redundancy pay

  Gross Amount Notes
Minimum Wage

£6.97/hou

With effect from 01.04.16

Statutory redundancy pay cap on “week’s pay”

£680/week

With effect from 27.09.15

 

Qualifying periods

  Qualifying period Notes
Discrimination

No qualifying period

Protection is automatic, from day 1 of   employment. (Race discrimination legislation in force from 01.09.14; sex   discrimination legislation in force from 01.09.15.)
Statutory redundancy pay

2 years

 
Unfair dismissal

1 year for employment   commencing on or after 01.01.15

26 weeks for employment   commencing prior to 01.01.15

No qualifying period for protection from automatically   unfair dismissal.

Different rules for employees on fixed term contracts.

Key primary legislation

- Employment (Jersey) Law 2003

- Employment Relations (Jersey) Law 2007

- Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013

See the following website for legislation, cases and other information: www.jerseylaw.je