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Retrenchments not genuine: FWC

The FWC has reinstated four workers after finding they were not "genuinely redundant" and that their employer took an "unduly hasty and largely tokenistic" approach to meeting its consultation and redeployment obligations.




Indemnity costs against employer that rejected reasonable compromise

An employer must pay its former chief information officer more than $200,000 in interest on a $477,400 payout plus partial indemnity costs after it failed to convince Victoria's Court of Appeal that three offers of compromise it rejected in 2013 were not genuine.

CIO's $500,000 payout after unhonoured verbal deal

Victoria's Court of Appeal has awarded a chief information officer more than $477,000 because his employer failed to honour a verbal agreement about his entitlements.

Social media resister not ripe for redeployment: Tribunal

The FWC has upheld the dismissal of a "competent and conscientious" communications advisor with an extensive media background, accepting he could not be redeployed because his resistance to social media made him unsuited to the new role's demands.


Bid to halt Patrick takeover an abuse of process: Court

A court has dismissed an attempt by six former Patrick Projects employees to win an interlocutory injunction stop its takeover while they sue it and parent company Asciano for allegedly failing to adhere to an employment agreement and deed.