Recanting fair work post conciliation settlements

There are many cases which come before the Fair Work Commission for a hearing where an agreement to settle the…

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Unfair dismissal; punishment must fit the crime

A manager for a courier company, which specializes in managing the delivery on acute dates of embargoed newly releases of…

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Unfair dismissal; how to judge

The issue whether the dismissal of an employee is relevantly unfair for the Fair Work Commission to grant relief to…

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Is a 70% drop in earnings a dismissal?

As most Australians comprehend, the jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal cases is predicated upon the…

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The doctrine of proportionality in the Fair Work Commission

One of the major tasks of the Fair Work Commission is when determining whether a dismissal is relevantly unfair is…

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Unfair dismissal cases and the pendulum of justice

Some unfair dismissal cases as so finely balanced once all the evidence is sorted out that it is very difficult…

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Unfair dismissal; the opportunity to defend

Sec 387 of the Fair Work Act sets out some mandatory considerations which the Fair Work Commission must have regard…

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Oops! Worst case of unfair dismissal ever?

There is little I can say about this case other than that the facts are right up there with what…

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Management rights; a line in the sand

The Fair Work Commission rightly gives considerable latitude to employers to manage their businesses without unwarranted intervention; this is referred…

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Unfair dismissal cases; outcome is often unpredictable

It is not necessarily enough to protect an employer from a finding of unfair dismissal that the employer holds a…

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