General protections; allegations of adverse action and discrimination

Here is an extract from a classic case in which a breach of the general protections was alleged to have…

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General protections’ reverse onus of proof

What follows is a summary of the reverse onus of proof provisions of the Fair Work Act which a respondent…

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General protections; inaction is not adverse action

It is a myth that a failure by an employer to take positive action to advance an employee’s expectations, can,…

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Adverse action again explained by court

Here is an extract from a very recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court which contains a classic summary of…

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Adverse action; the classic definition

The following extract from a recent Federal Circuit Court decision is a classic summary of what constitutes adverse action for…

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General protections cases; adverse action

What follows are extracts from a Federal Circuit Court case in which an employee succeeded in her general protections’ adverse…

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Adverse action; no action is not adverse action

“‘In any event, inaction does not amount to adverse action for the purposes of the FW Act. The Full Court of…

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What is adverse action?

It is now well known to the broader Australian community that the general protections under the Fair Work Act prohibit…

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Adverse action in fair work law

Adverse Action “Mr Bowd submitted that EG took adverse action against him in a number of ways.  Primarily, he contended…

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General protections; adverse action

Here is an extract from a recent classic general protections case in the Federal Court of Australia. “Before me are…

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