Resignation must be clear and unambiguous

A resignation cannot be acted upon by an employer unless it is clear and unambiguous. Thus despite a dispute with…

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Unfair resignation; when will it be a dismissal?

Barely a day goes by without the Fair Work Commission having to decide in an unfair dismissal case whether the…

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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 after resignation

The dismissal of an employee after he or she has resigned will, despite the notice of resignation having been tendered…

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Withdrawing a resignation; is it effective?

As a general principle, the law is that once tendered, a notice of resignation by an employee takes effect according…

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Heat of the moment resignations Part 2

Last week I posted a blog about the legal implications, particularly for unfair dismissal cases, of heat of the moment…

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Heat of the moment resignations

The unfair dismissal jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission and the remaining  State industrial tribunals are dependent upon there having…

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Resignations cannot be withdrawn; or can they?

Over the past week I have posted a number of blogs about the legal mechanics involved in an effective resignation….

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Resignation or threat to resign; which is it?

  Several days ago I published a blog to the effect that the tendering of a resignation by an employee…

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Resignations; no acceptance required

There is a common myth in the community to the effect that the tendering of a resignation to an employer…

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