Rough justice in the Fair Work Commission; time limits

There is an incredible inconsistency between decisions of the Fair Work Commission about whether permission should be granted for an…

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General protections time limits

The time limit for a general protections application involving a dismissal is 21 days from the dismissal; the time limit…

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Time is of the essence; calculating time limits in fair work

In Roberts v JBS Australia Pty Ltd [2015] FWC 18823, Gooley DP considered whether the minimum employment period of six…

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Extension of time to file for unfair dismissal

An extension of time to file an application for an unfair dismissal remedy is appropriate where an employee is made…

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Extensions of time; the luck of the draw in the Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission decisions about granting extensions of time to lodge unfair dismissal and general protections applications are incredibly…

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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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Near enough is not good enough; extensions of time in the Fair WorkCommission

“Ms Brown says that she drafted her application on the final day of lodgement. She concedes that she decided to…

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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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