When an employer was making some employees redundant, it worked with another business to obtain offers of employment for those employees. As a result of those efforts, some of the redundant employees were offered employment with that other firm.
When making employees redundant, if an employer fails to properly consult with those affected beforehand, the termination can be deemed not a genuine redundancy. If this finding is made, it is then open for the Fair Work Commission to find a termination to be harsh, unjust or unreasonable. This is what nearly happened to a […]
Ball v Metro Trains Melbourne T/A Metro Trains  FWA 7729 (11 September 2012) “In this case the Applicant’s position was redundant. However, it is not a genuine redundancy…”. These words are a direct quote from a recent Fair Work Australia decision. On its surface, this seems like a ridiculous outcome: on the one hand […]
Ross Clarke has more than a decade’s experience in the enterprise bargaining room.
The knowledge and skill he has acquired in this time has enabled him to develop a highly sophisticated planning and process model for successful enterprise bargaining. This proven methodology delivers results across all industries including distribution, hospitality, banking, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications and gaming.
“Ross’s knowledge of industrial relations and his ability to understand how and when to communicate internally with government; and with the media were instrumental in guiding the Association’s successful response to the campaign.”
Patrick Griffin OAM, Australian Hotels Association
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