Jenvey v Australian Broadcasting Corporation [2002] IRLR 520 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Dismissal to avoid contractual redundancy payment was unlawful

    Date:
    10 January 2003

    There is an implied term in a contract of employment that, once an employer has determined that an employee will be dismissed by reason of redundancy, in circumstances where his or her dismissal for any other reason will defeat his or her right to enhanced contractual redundancy benefits, the employer may not lawfully dismiss him or her for any reason other than redundancy, except for good cause, the High Court holds in Jenvey v Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Case roundup: redundancy rights and risk assessment

    Date:
    2 July 2002

    This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering redundancy rights and risk assessment.