Genuine redundancy; what is it?

Where the termination of the employment of an employee can be shown by an employer to be a “genuine redundancy”,…

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What consultation is required for genuine redundancy?

What is adequate consultation for a genuine redundancy? Here is the answer from a recent case. “Was there Consultation about…

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Redundancy may be real but unfair

Where an employer terminates the employment of an employee on the ground of redundancy but fails to meet the consultation…

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What is a genuine redundancy?

“The Explanatory Memorandum to the Fair Work Bill 2008 gives further guidance as to the meaning of ‘genuine redundancy’, as follows: This…

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Redundancy consultation must be meaningful

For a redundancy to be a “genuine redundancy” and thus a jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal case, an employer…

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Genuine redundancy; how long to upskill?

The dismissal of an employee cannot be regarded as an unfair dismissal if it results from a genuine redundancy. There are…

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“Genuine redundancy”; what does it mean?

“It is possible that with respect to a dismissal the Commission may be satisfied that the employee’s job is redundant…

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The obligation to redeploy in redundancies

The requirement to redeploy in redundancies The question of whether it is reasonable in all the circumstances for a person…

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