Dismissal and repudiation in fair work law

Ordinarily, conduct by an employer which would amount at common law to repudiation will be regarded by the Fair Work…

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Repudiation and fundamental breach of employment contracts

A substantial breach of an employment contract may or may not constitute grounds upon which an employee may sue for…

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Dismissal, repudiation and change to conditions of employment

The legal issue whether a non-consensual and material alteration by an employer to an employee’s contractual rights constitutes a repudiation…

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Constructive dismissal and repudiation in employment law

The law of repudiation of contract is very important in employment and workplace law principally because a repudiation of an…

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Unfair dismissal; constructive dismissal and repudiation

The common law legal doctrines of repudiation and constructive dismissal are alive and well in fair work law, despite not…

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Constructive unfair dismissal; the doctrine of repudiation

Conduct by an employer which is fundamentally inconsistent with the contract of employment of an employee will, if it amounts…

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Unfair dismissal and gardening leave

The New South Wales Supreme Court has held that it is lawful to send an employee who has provided the…

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Unfair dismissal by demotion

Unfair dismissal; when a demotion will be a dismissal As a general principle, conduct by an employer which constitutes “a…

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Unfair dismissal; the concept of repudiation

There concept of a “dismissal” is obviously a profound aspect of workplace relations laws in Australia. Self-evidently, it is at…

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Unfair dismissal and demotion Part 3

Unfair dismissal and demotion Part 3 This is the third in a series of three posts which deals with the…

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