The requirements for a ‘genuine redundancy’

Genuine Redundancy (2)

Recently a company was making an employee redundant due to a restructure of the business. You think this is a straightforward exercise? But for an Award or Agreement covered employee you have to get the formal consultation process right! Unfortunately the company failed to do so and had to go to the trouble of running an unfair dismissal case. In this article we explain the ‘genuine redundancy’ requirements, and the formal steps the employer has to follow to avoid an unfair dismissal case.

Important Federal Court Ruling Clarifies How to Calculate Personal Carer’s Leave (PCL)

personal carers leave

On 21 August 2019 the Federal Court of Australia (Mondelez v AMWU [2019] FCAFC 138) delivered a landmark yet controversial judgement (Mondelez v AMWU 2019); in relation to ‘what is and how to calculate personal & carer’s leave (PCL) per the Fair Work Act 2009’.