Fair Work Commission appeals

It is reasonably rare for the Fair Work Commission’s appeal tribunal, called a Full Bench, to overturn a decision of…

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Having a bob each way not god enough possibly; unfair dismissal

The need for employers to take care when assessing whether to dismiss an employee are evident in an appeal in…

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Blimey; has the height of the bar to appeal in the Federal Court increased even further?

The height of the bar which must be jumped to appeal successfully in the Federal Court appears to have risen…

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Fiddlesticks; even patent error not enough for Fair Work appeal

An appeal against a decision of a single member of the Fair Work Commission will only lie if the appeal…

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The ridiculous obstacles to appeals in the Fair Work Commission

In Coal & Allied Mining Services Pty Ltd v Lawler and others, Buchanan J (with whom Marshall and Cowdroy JJ…

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