How not to resign

To be effective, a resignation must be clear and unambiguous. Account needs to be taken of the context in which…

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Silly season; tendering a resignation

I am often asked whether the tendering of a resignation can be withdrawn, or depends for its efficacy upon being…

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To put pen to paper not unwise or improper; unfair dismissal wa

An insistence by an employer that a resignation tendered orally by an employee be put into writing doers not convert…

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Sometimes words do not mean what they mean; the strange world of resignations

“If words of resignation are unambiguous then prima facie an employer is entitled to treat them as such, but in…

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What is required for resignation to be effective?

• To be effective, a resignation must be clear and unambiguous. Account needs to be taken of the context in…

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Resignation in the heat of the moment

If the words and actions adopted by an employee when purporting to provide notice of resignation are objectively unambiguous and…

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Dismissal or resignation?

Belbin v IBIS Style Cairns Colonial Club and Resort 2014 FWC 1754 is a very useful case which contains a…

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Resignation or dismissal?

The question whether the conduct of an employee constitutes a resignation or whether the conduct of an employer constitutes a…

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A dismissal or a resignation?

In Kilcran, in the matter of Allco Finance Group Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) v Gothard [2014] FCAFC…

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