Is Genuine Redundancy A Redundant Concept?

Is Genuine Redundancy A Redundant Concept?

When employers engage with a genuine redundancy, it is important for them to note their obligations. Redundancies are often a sensitive but necessary options for employers to take if the role being filled is no longer required. In an unfair dismissal context, section...
Do you need to make an employee redundant?

Do you need to make an employee redundant?

In today’s changing economic and technological environment the process of making an employee redundant is very common. Did you know that as an employer, you have strict statutory duties and responsibilities to follow in respect of that redundancy? If those...
3 Steps Of The Unfair Dismissal Process

3 Steps Of The Unfair Dismissal Process

The unfair dismissal process may be daunting and confusing. However, there are three main steps that you can follow to better understand the procedure. Step 1: The Unfair Dismissal Application If you have been unfairly dismissed, you must make an unfair dismissal...
Genuine Redundancy or Unfair Dismissal?

Genuine Redundancy or Unfair Dismissal?

Whether a case leans towards a genuine redundancy or unfair dismissal depends on elements within the employment contract, or lack there of. In today’s economic climate, it is very common from employers to make employees redundant. But if the redundancy is not...
Is employee dishonesty a fair reason for dismissal?

Is employee dishonesty a fair reason for dismissal?

The Fair Work Commission handed down an interesting decision, finding that the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board’s reason for dismissal of an employee were invalid BUT that the firefighter’s dishonesty in regards to a professional ban he was facing in his...