Redundancy; what qualifies?

Here is an extract from a recent Fair Work Commission case which is  amongst other things a fine analysis of…

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Redundancy; the classic definition

Here is the classic definition of the concept of redundancy, from an extract from a recent Federal Circuit Court decision….

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Classic definition of redundancy

“In Hodgson v Amcor Ltd (2012) 264 FLR 1, Vickery J set out the circumstances in which a redundancy may occur, a…

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What is a genuine redundancy

In 2017 an employer demanded that three of its employees accept reduced remuneration and when the employees refused to do…

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Unfair dismissal and redundancy

In an unfair dismissal case, there is a complete jurisdictional defence for an employer if it can establish that the…

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Genuine redundancy

The Explanatory Memorandum to the Fair Work Bill 2008 states the following in respect of s.389 of the Act:12 “Clause…

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What is a redundancy

This post contains an excellent legal analysis of what really constitutes a redundancy. “A Full Bench of this Commission in Construction,…

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Redundancy and reasonable redeployment options

Was it reasonable in all the circumstances for the person to be redeployed within the employer’s enterprise or the enterprise…

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Fair Work redundancy; is consultation required

As most people know, it is a complete jurisdictional defence for an employer in an unfair dismissal case to be…

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Unfair dismissal; redundancy decisions by employers

“The Explanatory Memorandum to the Fair Work Bill 2008 states the following in respect of s.389 at Item 1553: “Clause…

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