Redundancies: when do changing employment conditions trigger a redundancy?

Nov 4, 2020

1:25 pm

The Federal Court has confirmed that the reduction of hours can give rise to a redundancy entitlementHow should employers reduce the risk of claims from employees?   

  • When can employers unilaterally reduce conditions in response to changing business demands? 
  • Practical lessons from Broadlex Services Pty Ltd v United Workers’ Union [2020]  
  • When does the reduction of working hours constitute a “repudiation” of the employment contract? 
  • Lessons from Berkeley Challenge Pty Ltd v United Voice [2020] regarding “ordinary and customary turnover of labour 
  • What are the risks and benefits of fixed term contracts? 

 

  • Michaela Moloney

    Partner

    K&L Gates

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