Recanting settlement agreements after conciliation conferences

Unfortunately, all too often parties in unfair dismissal cases (normally applicant employees) change their mind after they reach an agreement…

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Settlement agreements; the essential elements

A settlement reached orally by parties to an unfair dismissal case, in this case during a conciliation conference, will if…

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Settlement negotiations are inherently confidential and will be protected

“The community has a public interest in the efficient settlement of litigation. The confidentiality of settlements is an aid to…

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The binding nature of settlement agreements; can they be unwound?

It is very common for a settlement of a dispute arising from the workplace, whether it be an unfair dismissal…

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Walking away from fair work settlement agreements ; can it be done?

Surprisingly frequently, brought on by the stress of conciliation conferences upon employees in particular, a settlement will be reached but…

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Settlement agreements in Fair Work disputes

Two of the issues which often arise for an employee when determining whether to accept an offer to resolve and…

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