Redundancy and JobKeeper

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission dealing with the relationship between JobKeeper and…

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Redeployment and redundancy

The dismissal of an employee will not evade an unfair dismissal case on the grounds of genuine redundancy where it…

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Consultation requirements for redundancy

The Fair Work Commission rightly insists upon an employer being able to demonstrate strict and meaningful compliance with the consultation…

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What consultation is required for genuine redundancy?

What is adequate consultation for a genuine redundancy? Here is the answer from a recent case. “Was there Consultation about…

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Unfair dismissal and consultation obligations

For an employer to make out the jurisdictional defence of genuine redundancy it must inter alia comply with the consultation…

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Redundancies; the job and its functions

A genuine redundancy arises under the Fair Work Act when the job does not survive the event and is not…

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Redundancy and unfair dismissal; failure to consult

The issue whether the dismissal of an employee is unfair, and warranting of a remedy under the Fair Work Act,…

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Redundancy entitlements and the Fair Work Act

The Fair Work Act permits an employer which has obtained “other acceptable employment” for an employee who has had his…

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Avoiding redundancy payments

Yesterday I published a post about the circumstances in which an employer may avoid statutory redundancy obligations when it loses…

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Redundancy pay and the exception under the Fair Work Act

Under the Fair Work Act, there is an express exception for statutory redundancy pay to be payable where the termination…

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