The number of staff who received redundancy payments7 over the past year was the lowest since the Commission began collecting this information in 1991. In the year to June 2002, 264 staff received redundancy payments, which had an average value of $36,171. The trend in redundancy payments is shown in Figure 3 below.
Figure 3: Redundancy Payments in the Public Service 1993-2002
7Redundancy payments include severance payments and enhanced early retirements.