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Redundant R&D workers win additional payout at employment tribunal

28 Oct 11 More than 200 construction workers who lost their jobs in the collapse of Dumfries-based R&D Construction are in line for a few grand each after victory at an employment tribunal.

R&D Construction went into administration in April
R&D Construction went into administration in April

R&D went into administration in April blaming low demand in the housing sector and the impact of a harsh winter.

Trade union Ucatt took the firm to an employment tribunal and successfully argued that R&D had failed to comply with industrial relations law.

The workers can now expect a payout of a few thousand pounds each, to be paid by the Insolvency Service. This is in addition to redundancy payments made earlier this year.

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