Redundancy law; ordinary and customary turnover

The Fair Work Act provides for statutory redundancy payments to be made to an employee if his or her employment…

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Redundancy; what is other acceptable employment?

The Fair Work Act provides that an employer which is liable to pay statutory redundancy under the Act may apply…

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Failure to consult may or may not render redundancy dismissal unfair

Although the Fair Work Act requires an employer which is seeking to rely upon the jurisdictional defence to an unfair…

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Redundancy entitlements when position changes for the worse

For some time now I have been personally intrigued by the question whether statutory redundancy is payable by an employer…

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What is a genuine redundancy in Australia?

“The following extract from a recent unfair dismissal decision by a senior member of the Fair Work Commission constitutes an…

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Redundancy in Australia; the concept of redeployment

For the termination of the employment of an employee to constitute a genuine redundancy, and thus be a complete jurisdictional…

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Genuine redundancy; the legal requirements

Employers which are sued for unfair dismissal have a complete jurisdictional defence if they can establish that the dismissal arose…

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Classic definition of redundancy

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission which contains a classic definition of what…

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Redundancy pay and Coronavirus pandemic

The Fair Work Commission has rejected a bid by a Victorian manufacturing company, which rendered the positions of several employees…

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Redundancies; the fundamentals

Here is a summary of the law which applies to redundancies, from an extract of a  recent decision of the…

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