Genuine redundancy and unfair dismissal

An employer which terminates the employment of an employee as a “genuine redundancy” will have a complete jurisdictional defence to…

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Genuine redundancies and the nature of consultation

What practical steps must an employer take to comply with the consultation obligations of an applicable modern award or enterprise…

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Redundancy as an unfair dismissal defence

There are two fundamental requirements which must have been satisfied by an employer in the termination of the employment of…

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Redundancy and the consultation obligation

This passage from a Fair Work Commission case explains the nature of the consultation obligations which are required to be…

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Unfair dismissal; employers beware

Even in the desperate circumstances in which many business in the hospitality, restaurant and food industries find themselves in due…

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Redundancy and consultation

One of the requirements upon an employer to qualify a termination of employment as a genuine redundancy (which of course…

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Redundancy rules for employers

Ordinarily the redundancy consultation requirements of modern awards and enterprise agreements do not impose particularly onerous requirements upon employers, however…

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Redundancy; when is consultation required?

Where an employer seeks to rely upon the genuine redundancy defence to an unfair dismissal case, it must demonstrate to…

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Redundancy consultation fair work rules

In this passage from a recent unfair dismissal application dealt with by the Fair Work Commission, the Commission explains that…

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What consultation is required for genuine redundancy?

What consultation is required for genuine redundancy? “The obligation on an employer to consult about redundancy only arises when a…

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