Masterclass; when will a demotion be a dismissal?

Under sub-sec 386(2)(c) of the Fair Work Act, it is provided inter alia that a person has not been dismissed…

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When will a demotion be a dismissal?

When will a demotion be a dismissal? The plain words of s.386(2)(c) must be construed such that a demotion in…

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Reduction of salary constructive dismissal?

Blair v Chubb Security Australia Pty Ltd (2003) AIRC 1006 is authority for the proposition that a reduction in remuneration…

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Demotion and unfair dismissal

Will a substantial demotion constitute a constructive dismissal? Charlton and Eastern Australian Airlines Pty Ltd.(2007) AIRC 101 is authority for…

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Offer of alternative position/demotion

It is often suggested to me by clients, both employers and employees, that an employer may only avoid an obligation…

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Demotion at work

Generally speaking, a unilateral reduction to an employee’s status, remuneration or a significant change of responsibilities cannot be effective without…

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