143 Strike during currency of employer's notice
143 Strike during currency of employer's notice

(1)     This section applies where—

(a)     an employer has given notice to an employee to terminate his contract of employment (“notice of termination”),

(b)     after the notice is given the employee begins to take part in a strike of employees of the employer, and

(c)     the employer serves on the employee a notice of extension.

(2)     A notice of extension is a notice in writing which—

(a)     requests the employee to agree to extend the contract of employment beyond the time of expiry by a period comprising as many available days as the number of working days lost by striking (“the proposed period of extension”),

(b)     indicates the reasons for which the employer makes that request, and

(c)     states that the employer will contest any liability to pay the employee a redundancy payment in respect of the dismissal effected by the notice of termination unless either—

(i)     the employee complies with the request, or

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