Introduction: This page briefly sets out key information about Jersey employment law as at the date shown above.
Minimum Wage; statutory redundancy pay
|With effect from 01.04.16|
Statutory redundancy pay cap on “week’s pay”
With effect from 27.09.15
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||
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