Redundancy payments and compensation for unfair dismissal

Severance payments paid to an employee who an employer dismisses on the grounds of redundancy and which is subsequently held…

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Unfair dismissal; compensation principles

This passage from an unfair dismissal case sets out the general principle which guide the Fair Work Commission when assessing…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; how to calculate

“This extract from a recent unfair dismissal case is an excellent summary of the way in which compensation for unfair…

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Fair work advice; unfair dismissal

The failure by an employer to conduct a proper fair investigation into an allegation of misconduct by an employee may…

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How to calculate compensation for unfair dismissal

Here is an extract from a very recent Fair Work Commission case which deals with the legal principles involved in…

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What do employees get for unfair dismissal?

In the following decision of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal case, a senior member of the Commission…

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Remedies for unfair dismissal

Here is an excellent summary of the way in which the Fair Work Commission approaches the calculation of compensation for…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal

The following extract from a recent unfair dismissal case heard in the Fair Work Commission sets out the legal principles…

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Unfair dismissal for employers; remedies

Reinstatement is the primary statutory remedy for unfair dismissal but it is very rarely awarded by the Fair Work Commission…

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How much compensation for unfair dismissal

When calculating compensation for unfair dismissal, the Fair Work Commission starts by doing its best to estimate how long the…

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