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McCullough Robertson
the approach taken by HR to dismiss employee who could not perform the inherent requirements of her role.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The "ordinary and customary turnover of labour" exception to redundancy pay only applies in a narrow set of circumstances.
Swaab
The article examines employer compliance with consultation requirements in the context of redundancy and unfair dismissal.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Episode 2 discusses genuine redundancy in an unfair dismissal claim, to supplement the book by PCC Employment Lawyers.
MDC Legal
Article reminds employers about the appropriate communication channels to use when dismissing an employee.
MDC Legal
Making an employee's role redundant after a refusal to accept a reduction in wages will not be a 'genuine redundancy'.
MDC Legal
Employers should ensure genuine operational reasons underpin redundancy decisions, beyond mere reduction in salaries.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Numerous reference points relevant to employment law will now alter, due to annual indexation and changes to the law.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
The article details a number of employment related monetary thresholds indexed annually to change effective from 1 July.
Swaab
This decision has considered a dilemma for employers when managing redundancies in a confidential business acquisition.
Holding Redlich
Article about the difficulties employers face in seeking to rely upon the Ordinary and Customary Turnover of Labour exemption.
Pointon Partners
The Court found that the three employees terminated after Spotless lost a key contract, were owed redundancy pay.
Swaab
The employer applied to the FWC to vary the amount payable to an employee, terminated on the basis of redundancy, to nil.
PCC Employment Lawyers
The fact that an employee did not intend on breaching a policy or engaging in serious misconduct does not excuse the behaviour.
Jones Day
The AMWU construed the exclusion in clause 1 to relate only to the entitlement to payment itself, not to the calculation of service under the Agreement.
Swaab
An employer can rely on the exemption if employment can be found in the same organisation or with a different employer.
Holding Redlich
This case brought by a group of cleaners was an important decision on the interpretation of rights to redundancy pay.
Cooper Grace Ward
When considering redundancy payments, employers must carefully check the wording in any applicable enterprise agreements.
Marque Lawyers
Recent case confirms that casual workers are not entitled to redundancy pay.
Marque Lawyers
This is a summary of some of the key changes in the workplace, employment law and superannuation effective 1 July 2017.
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