Redundancy laws explained; Part 3

The third circumstance which under the Fair Work Act will deny an employer from relying upon the jurisdictional defence of…

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Redundancy laws explained; Part 2

Yesterday I endeavoured to explain what constitutes a redundancy of a job or position and did so by drawing upon…

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Redundancy laws explained; Part 1

Many Australian employees misunderstand the nature of a genuine redundancy. This is particularly the case when an employer decides to…

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Employers advised to respect dignity of redundant employees

The Fair Work Commission has advised employers to respect the dignity of employees during redundancies. “Conclusion [227] The jurisdictional objection that…

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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 issues; Part 2

Following upon yesterday’s post, here is another take on the issue so important to an understanding of redundancy law in…

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Redundancy issues in Australia

Quite possibly the most difficult concept in fair work law and cases which lay persons struggle to understand is that…

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Redundancies by small business employers

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code does not apply to the termination of the employment of employees employed by small…

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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 laws for employers; who is to leave?

It is no business of the Fair Work Commission to interfere with the lawful management of a workplace which includes…

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