Definition: Dismissed or made redundant

Category: Social statistics

Dismissed or made redundant are employees whose employment ended involuntary. It includes those employees who were dismissed, made redundant, or lost their job because their employer either went out of business, or sold or closed down the business.
Eurostat, "Labour force survey: Methods and definitions, 1998 Edition", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999, p.68