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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.
Cooper Grace Ward
There are a number of steps to be followed and laws that govern how and when employers can make an employee redundant.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Article advises of the benefits of a support person, particularly in the termination process. .
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses termination of employment - when it is effective and when it can be withdrawn (and exceptions to this rule). .
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Exceptions to the rule that the only way a termination can be withdrawn is by the consent of both the employer & employee.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Managers need to ensure proper process for redundancy is followed, to avoid unfair dismissal and adverse action claims.
Swaab
Consultation would not have produced a different conclusion, so the dismissal was not unfair by the failure to consult.
Swaab
Regular and systematic service as a casual does count when calculating redundancy (if that employee becomes permanent).
McCullough Robertson
An employment agreement should reflect the fact that employment is dependant upon the continuance of a service contract.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Under common law, terms can be "implied" into an employment contract as a matter of law, fact or industry custom/practice.
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Swaab
This decision has considered a dilemma for employers when managing redundancies in a confidential business acquisition.
Cooper Grace Ward
When considering redundancy payments, employers must carefully check the wording in any applicable enterprise agreements.
Swaab
An employer can rely on the exemption if employment can be found in the same organisation or with a different employer.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Article advises of the benefits of a support person, particularly in the termination process. .
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.
Holding Redlich
This case brought by a group of cleaners was an important decision on the interpretation of rights to redundancy pay.
Marque Lawyers
Recent case confirms that casual workers are not entitled to redundancy pay.
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