If the decision on reduction of number of workers, the head of the organization should issue a relevant order. It should be the date of the reduction – in procedure it is a starting point from which will depend on many related aspects, for example, the period during which employees must be notified of dismissal.

How is dismissal for redundancy

The main stages of the redundancy procedure are as follows:
- issued an order on the reduction;
workers shall be notified of the reduction, they take out the proposal to other available work;
- conducted notification of the trade Union and the employment service;
- the dismissal of employees.

When the order is ready and published, subject to reduction of staff must inform 2 months before the aforesaid in the order of date. At the end of the redundancy procedure should be issued orders of dismissal of employees. In the column "basis" it is necessary to refer to the order on the implementation of measures to reduce, on a notification. Also, if available, should be given details of documents which the employee agreed to the termination of the employment contract before expiry of the notice period.

What should be the entry in the labor book of the employee at dismissal on reduction

In the labor book of the employee the record of the dismissal is done in a certain order. First, in the column under the number 1 bears the sequence number of the entry in the second column should indicate the date of termination. In the third column records the reason for the dismissal, the fourth the name of the document, based on which was inscribed this record, that is, the order of the employer or other form of decision, date and number of the document.

It should be borne in mind that the date of dismissal should be considered the last working day, except cases when the employment contract, Federal law or agreement between the employee and the employer establishes otherwise.

When entering records in the work book, we must remember that it must exactly match the wording of the labour code, which is spelled out in the order. Therefore, before recording it is necessary to know exactly for what reason is the dismissal. Sometimes the staff reduction and downsizing mistaken for one and the same.

The entry in the workbook should look something like this: "laid-off staff of the organization, paragraph 2 of part 1 of article 81 TK the Russian Federation."