The blurry line between unlawful and unfair dismissal

It is easy for the distinction between unfair and unlawful dismissal to become blurred, particularly for people who are not…

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Fair Work; unfair, wrongful and unlawful dismissals Part 3

The general protections under the Fair Work Act are principally concerned with action which is taken by a constitutionally covered…

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Fair Work; unfair, wrongful and unlawful dismissal Part 2

Yesterday I posted a blog about the prevalence of the colloquial use of the notions of unfair, wrongful and unlawful…

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When must an employer terminate labour hire arrangements for redundant employees

The question whether an employer must offer redundant employees jobs being performed by employees of labour hire companies to avoid…

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The spider’s web that is the Fair Work Act and unlawful dismissal

I am sometimes asked about the differences in jurisdiction and operation between unlawful dismissal as that term is meant to…

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