A non-genuine redundancy may still constitute a "reasonable, defensible and well-founded" reason for dismissal. Unfortunately many small business owners are unaware of their obligations and find themselves defending unfair dismissal claims in circumstances…
After making a complaint regarding workplace bullying, a Professor was dismissed on the grounds of redundancy due to financial constraints within RMIT. On hearing the evidence, Justice Gray determined that the redundancy was a sham and was done for the…
Fair Work Australia has given two former employees the right to pursue unfair dismissal claims against a company employer despite it being in receivership, with the tribunal confirming it is not a "court" under the Corporations Act...