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COVID-crunched employer wins 70% discount on redundancies

A pandemic-affected employer has succeeded in having redundancy payments to four workers slashed by almost 70%, the FWC finding its perilous cash position and obligation to remaining employees outweighed the impact on the quartet.

Big miner penalised after HR manager's "opaque" evidence

A judge has highlighted an HR manager's "opaque" attempts at explanation in deciding to fine mining giant Glencore for failing to pay a retrenched employee his full entitlement for untaken long service leave.

Bad rap for "cowboy" boss HR couldn't corral

An HR manager unable to influence the "cowboy behaviour" of her employer has helped the FWC establish that he falsified an email to paint as a redundancy his sacking of a manager who complained about his brother.

FWC extends time after late emergence of evidence

A worker has who discovered evidence, two weeks after the deadline for lodging an unfair dismissal claim, that her redundancy might not be genuine, has won an extension of time.

HR manager's post-merger redundancy genuine: FWC

An HR manager has failed to convince the FWC that a newly-merged company didn't genuinely scrap his role, while his refusal to move from his home town cruelled any redeployment opportunities.

Misrepresented redundancy cost me $428K, claims manager

A former BP manager is suing Puma Energy for almost half a million dollars in redundancy pay after he was sacked in the wake of his new employer acquiring the petroleum giant's local bitumen business.

Compensation after pregnant bookkeeper's "cavalier" sacking

The FWC has ordered an accounting firm to compensate a bookkeeper sacked in a "hopelessly cavalier" fashion via email while pregnant and holidaying overseas, rejecting the employer's claim it was a genuine redundancy.