For the record

October 22, 1999

* From Monday, no new member of university staff or anyone renewing their contract will be asked to sign a waiver clause on unfair dismissal thanks to the Employment Relations Act 1999.

But the Association of University Teachers is encouraging members to make Monday a Wipe Out Waivers day for existing staff. They also oppose clauses waiving rights to redundancy for those on fixed-term contracts.

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