The business is booming, making money, and life is good. Suddenly, things take a turn for the worse, and you are forced to let staff go to make ends meet. Many of our members have been fortunate enough to avoid dealing with redundancy, but when a situation arises where an employee or group of employees must be made redundant, it can be challenging for business owners to navigate the complex requirements. Read more.
It'll happen. There will come a time when one of your employees acts in a way that means they simply can't stay on. As business owners, doing something about it falls to you. But there are ways you can make it easier on yourself, your business and the person you're letting go. Read more.
A recent case in the Fair Work Commission has highlighted the importance of evidence to support a redundancy. Read more.
An employee who evaded her employer after being notified of redundancy has had her unfair dismissal case thrown out by the Fair Work Commission. Read more.
The Fair Work Commission has agreed that alternative employment for two catering workers whose positions had been made redundant was acceptable, despite the fact that it doubled their travel time to work. Read more.