The Court of Appeal in Au Lai Chan & Anor v Malaysian Mosaics Sdn Bhd & Anor and another appeal  MLJU 2161 held that a finding of redundancy is largely a fact-sensitive exercise. Evidence of declining profits or company reorganisation (i.e. redistribution of remaining job functions) alone did not necessarily mean that there would automatically be a finding of redundancy. The court must undertake a thorough examination of all the relevant facts specific to the present case as opposed to relying on past cases.
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This case summary was prepared with the assistance of Senior Associate Neoh Jin Keat and Associate Ashley Lee.