Fair Work Commission time limits; how to calculate

Calculating the 21 day time limitation for lodging an unfair dismissal or general protections application in the Fair Work Commission….

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Extensions of time in the Fair Work Commission; the basic principles

The general principle is stated in Mohapatra v Acciona Energy Australia Global Pty Ltd T/A Acciona Energy (2016) FWCFB 2059…

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Only a little excuse is needed if case is strong; Fair Work extension of time

In Haining v Deputy President Drake et or (1998) FCA 1168., Wilcox and Marshall JJ said: “If a case seems…

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Fair Work time limits

In calculating times for the deadlines imposed by the Fair Work Act, for example for unfair dismissal and general protections’…

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Boys will be boys defence rejected in unfair dismissal WA case

The Fair Work Commission has rejected an application for an extension of time to make an application for an unfair…

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Rough justice; employer and its lawyers boxed around the ears by Commission

In extraordinary criticism of an employer and its lawyers, a senior member of the Fair Work Commission has granted a…

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Unexceptional circumstances can be exceptional circumstances cumulatively

The Fair Work Commission favours the following approach when determining whether to grant an extension of time to bring a…

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