Lawyers For Employees Facing Redundancy

Anderson Fredericks Turner has lawyers who assist employees facing redundancy issues, whether it relate to redundancy entitlements, fake redundancies or simply how to challenge such decisions. If you are seeking experienced lawyers to assist with your issues, contact our team today.

Our employment lawyers can provide guidance for a range of redundancy issues, including:

  • negotiation of redundancies on behalf of employees;

  • assessing whether a redundancy is genuine or non-genuine; and

  • challenging the non-genuine or fake redundancies to seek reinstatement or compensation.

In all cases, we tailor our approach to the needs of our client and their circumstances. We offer a free case assessment for issues associated with redundancy issues to determine if we can assist in your case.

Our Locations

Brisbane Employment Lawyers
Beenleigh Employment Lawyers
Sunshine Coast Employment Lawyers
Townsville Employment Lawyers

A POINT OF DIFFERENCE

Courtroom Expertise

The founding principals of Anderson Fredericks Turner were the few practising solicitors in Queensland who had been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

AFT prides itself on a tradition of associate lawyers who have significant litigation experience in courtrooms and contested hearings.

If you want lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the courtroom expertise to afford you the best representation for your case.

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Workplace and employment law is complex. It requires a real depth of knowledge of both the state and national laws. We have the skills and experience to assist you.

If you engage us to represent you, our employment lawyers will assist you every step of the way. We:

  • inform you of your legal rights and entitlements.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities, including critical time limitation periods.

  • obtain information that supports the credibility or reliability of any claim you may make.

  • seek an early resolution to your legal claim, including through negotiation and any available conciliation processes.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the rights or entitlements of an employers, executives or employees facing employment law issues.

WHY CHOOSE US

Courtroom Expertise

The founding principals of Anderson Fredericks Turner were the few practising solicitors in Queensland who had been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

AFT prides itself on a tradition of associate lawyers who have significant litigation experience in courtrooms and contested hearings.

If you want lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the courtroom expertise to afford you the best representation for your criminal law case.

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Workplace and employment law is complex. It requires a real depth of knowledge of both the state and national laws. We have the skills and experience to assist you.

If you engage us to represent you, our employment lawyers will assist you every step of the way. We:

  • inform you of your legal rights and entitlements.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities, including critical time limitation periods.

  • obtain information that supports the credibility or reliability of any claim you may make.

  • seek an early resolution to your legal claim, including through negotiation and any available conciliation processes.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the rights or entitlements of employers, executives or employees facing employment law issues.

To book a consultation with one of our employment lawyers Call Now: 1300 AFT LEGAL (1300 238 534)

Redundancy Issues

Redundancy Entitlements

Redundancy Entitlements

The calculations of redundancy entitlements or severance pay varies according to a variety of factors. It may be set out according to an employment contract, enterprise agreement or industrial award, or simply through the National Employment Standards. If you consider you have not been provided the correct entitlements, or have not received redundancy payments, contact our team today.

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Eligibility for a Redundancy

Eligibility for a Redundancy

There are a number of categories of employees who do not qualify for a redundancy. Examples are employees who have less than 12 months continuous service or who were employed for a stated period (such as a seasonal position) are generally not entitled to a redundancy payment. There are also limitations for people who are employed by small businesses. Contact our firm for eligibility issues.

Non-Genuine Redundancies

Non-Genuine Redundancies

If you consider you have been subject to a non-genuine redundancy, you may have options to pursue a claim for reinstatement or compensation. Non-genuine redundancies can occur when a person is made redundant through discrimination or in contravention of some other protected right. Also, a redundancy that is – in truth – a dismissal that is harsh, unjust or unreasonable is also open to challenge.

Redundancy - Discrimination

In some cases, employees may feel attributes personal to them may be the reason a business or organisation is suddenly making a position redundant. In such cases, it is necessary to consider the size, structures and circumstances of the workplace in bring a claim to allege a redundancy is a consequence of workplace discrimination.  Contact our lawyers for advice on discrimination issues.

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Redundancy and Business Ownership Changes

Redundancy and Business Ownership Changes

When transferring a business, certain employee entitlements must be recognised. However, others, including redundancy, will not necessarily be transferred from the old employer to the new employer. In such cases, it may be the old employer who is liable to pay any redundancy entitlements provided certain conditions are met.

Challenging Redundancy Decisions

Challenging Redundancy Decisions

If you consider a redundancy being offered to you (or, in some cases, not offered) is wrong, our employment lawyers may be able to assist you in protecting your legal rights and interests. Challenging redundancy decisions is possible where the decision is a product of discrimination or in contravention of another protected right, or is simply unfair. Contact our team for advice.

Redundancy Issues

Redundancy Entitlements

The calculations of redundancy entitlements or severance pay varies according to a variety of factors. It may be set out according to an employment contract, enterprise agreement or industrial award, or simply through the National Employment Standards. If you consider you have not been provided the correct entitlements, or have not received redundancy payments, contact our team today.

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Eligibility for a Redundancy

There are a number of categories of employees who do not qualify for a redundancy. Examples are employees who have less than 12 months continuous service or who were employed for a stated period (such as a seasonal position) are generally not entitled to a redundancy payment. There are also limitations for people who are employed by small businesses. Contact our firm for eligibility issues.

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Non-Genuine Redundancies

If you consider you have been subject to a non-genuine redundancy, you may have options to pursue a claim for reinstatement or compensation. Non-genuine redundancies can occur when a person is made redundant through discrimination or in contravention of some other protected right. Also, a redundancy that is – in truth – a dismissal that is harsh, unjust or unreasonable is also open to challenge.

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Redundancy - Discrimination

In some cases, employees may feel attributes personal to them may be the reason a business or organisation is suddenly making a position redundant. In such cases, it is necessary to consider the size, structures and circumstances of the workplace in bring a claim to allege a redundancy is a consequence of workplace discrimination.  Contact our lawyers for advice on discrimination issues.

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Redundancy and Business Ownership Changes

When transferring a business, certain employee entitlements must be recognised. However, others, including redundancy, will not necessarily be transferred from the old employer to the new employer. In such cases, it may be the old employer who is liable to pay any redundancy entitlements provided certain conditions are met.

Call Our Lawyers
Challenging Redundancy Decisions

If you consider a redundancy being offered to you (or, in some cases, not offered) is wrong, our employment lawyers may be able to assist you in protecting your legal rights and interests. Challenging redundancy decisions is possible where the decision is a product of discrimination or in contravention of another protected right, or is simply unfair. Contact our team for advice.

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