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1.1formal (superfluity)superfluidad femininethe apparent redundancy of this appendix — la aparente superfluidad / inutilidad de este apéndice
- This level of redundancy exists not only at the component level, but also at the distribution level.
- The helicopter systems and components have redundancy, the duplicated systems being installed on opposite sides of the fuselage.
- Two of the most important factors structural engineers have to consider are robustness and redundancy.
- Without an understanding of where breakdowns and failures occur, redundancy is the insurance policy.
- The higher the availability requirements, the more redundancy and component removability you require.
1.3Aerospace Computingredundancia feminine
2British(loss of job)despido masculinecese masculinebefore noun redundancy money / pay / payment — indemnización (por despido / cese) feminine
- Companies have looked at options other than redundancy, with 50% of companies considering short-time working.
- Staff do not yet know which of them will be laid off, but were told the redundancies would be made in the next year.
- The gap between rich and poor has widened and Brenda has seen people suddenly move from comfortable middle class lives to the poverty trap through redundancy or illness.
- But they have offered just two weeks' redundancy, the statutory amount, 60% of which will be paid by the government.
- The firm said it hoped many of the job losses would be through voluntary redundancy.
- It is offering a voluntary severance package to its 900 staff - compulsory redundancy will follow if necessary.
- The workforce has been reduced by voluntary redundancy from 380 to 310, with the removal of 40 temporary workers and 30 permanently employed.
- When it went into administration in May, more than 2,500 lost their jobs and there was fury that many were notified of their redundancy by phone text message.
- However, bosses have told workers that they are not planning any compulsory redundancies.
- The march was led by a contingent of Fiat car workers who are fighting redundancies.
- One member of staff said workers were in tears when they were told of the redundancies.
- But they can't rule out the possibility of redundancy.
- Many are having great difficulties keeping their dignity in a culture where redundancy is still equated with incompetence and laziness.
- Mr Moss said voluntary redundancies were preferable over compulsory redundancies.
- The debt is causing concern among staff that redundancies may follow.
- Bradford College is offering staff voluntary redundancy to help pull itself out of a projected deficit of at least £1.3 million.
- They will discuss ways of reducing the workforce by 130 through voluntary redundancies.
- Meanwhile, there are fears some temporary staff may be laid off this week and 45 trainee pilots are also facing immediate redundancy.
- About 60 per cent of the insurance premium paid is to provide for redundancy.
- While there will be some staff leaving employment this week, no new redundancies are being announced.
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