Unfair dismissal and redundancy

The Fair Act provides that it is a complete jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal claim if the termination of…

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Avoiding redundancy pay

An employer may be exempted, in whole or in part, from paying statutory redundancy to an employee whose employment is…

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Unfair dismissal and redundancy

The following extract from a Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case because it points out two fundamental propositions. The first…

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Genuine and legitimate redundancy can be unfair dismissal

In a very interesting decision a senior member of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal case has ruled…

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Accepting redundancy pay is not resignation

Accepting a forced redundancy payment is not a resignation. An attempt by an employer to avoid an unfair dismissal claim…

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Unfair dismissal and redundancy new cases

The extract from the following Fair Work Commission deals case with an application by an employer to reduce to nil…

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Redundancy pay reduced for employer but not waived

In a very interesting decision a member of the Fair Work Commission has reduced by 75% the amount of statutory…

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Redundancy and service with associated entities

  Under the Fair Work Act, the amount of statutory redundancy which must be paid in the event of a…

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Unfair dismissal and the redundancy defence

For an employer to have a jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal claim of  the termination of employment arising from…

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  I am often approached by employees who have been dismissed on the ground of redundancy, and have been paid…

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