Cor blimey; redundancy payments for some casual employees?

Sec 123 of the Fair Work Act provides that that part of the Fair Work Act does not apply to…

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Fundamental requirements for notice of reason for dismissal

In considering whether it is satisfied that a dismissal was harsh, unjust or unreasonable, the Commission must take into account…

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Uneven playing field; notice of termination of employment

I am often asked to advise about the minimum length of notice of resignation which must be given by an…

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Crocodile tears; consequences of employee failing to provide notice of resignation

Paradoxically, the Fair Work Act mandates that it is unlawful for an employer to terminate the employment of an employee…

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The thin edge of the wedge; High Court causes startling speculation about implied notice of termination

The High Court appears to have poured cold water on the proposition that an employee who is employed in circumstances…

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Length of notice of termination

Two important Supreme Court decisions caste light on the principles to be applied to determining the length of notice required…

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Notice of termination by employers

The Fair Work Act (sec 117) provides that an employer must not terminate the employment of an employee unless the…

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