Redundancy pay and applications by employers to reduce

In an interesting decision, a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has held that the power vested in the…

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Redundancy and unfair dismissal

The approach of the Fair Work Commission to unfair dismissal cases in which an employer terminates the employment of an…

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Redundancy pay; unfairness and transfer of employment

In a very rare matter brought before the Fair Work Commission, an employee has sought and obtained an order under…

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Unfair dismissal or genuine redundancy?

Many unfair dismissal cases are dealt with by the Fair Work Commission in circumstances in which the employee contends that…

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Redundancy; consultation and redeployment issues

“Today I am publishing an extract from a Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case which deals with the legal requirements…

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Classic definition of a redundancy

I am frequently advised by a prospective client that he or she believes that he or she has a valid…

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Reduced hours may be redundancy

The concept of a statutory redundancy entitlement in Australia is, at least from the perspective of the Fair Work Act,…

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Unfair dismissal; the redundancy defence

An employer who legitimately and lawfully renders an employee’s job redundant and terminates the employee’s employment as that terms is…

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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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