Unfair dismissal; the inherent requirements of the job

Where an employee is unfit for work because of medical issues, whether or not they are sustained at work or…

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Unfair dismissal; inherent requirements of the job

An employer will generally be permitted to dismiss an innocent employee who for whatever reason can no longer fulfil the…

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Inability to perform the inherent requirements of a job; the effect

“An inability to perform the inherent requirements of the position will generally provide a valid reason for dismissal. But this…

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Inherent requirements of the job; duty of reasonable accommodation? Part 2

“Jetstar (Jetstar Airways Pty Limited v Neetson-Lemkes (2013) FWCFB 9075 )took into account that, in some cases of an employee’s…

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Unhelpful disagreement at the Fair Work Commission; valid reason for dismissal?

As appears clear from the following passages, the question whether the legal test in determining if there is a valid…

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Dismissals for being unable to fulfill the inherent requirements of the job Part 1

It is quite common for an employer to dismiss an employee on the basis that the employee is no longer…

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