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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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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