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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How to assess compensation for unfair dismissal

One of the factors which the Fair Work Commission must determine when assessing compensation for unfair dismissal is the Remuneration…

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Remedies for unfair dismissal; compensation

The most common remedy for unfair dismissal ordered by the Fair Work Commission is financial compensation. However it cannot be…

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Unfair dismissal compensation and the parties at “breaking point”

When assessing compensation for unfair dismissal, the Fair Work Commission ordinarily follows a formula referred to by practitioners as Sprigg….

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; how to calculate

This portion of a recent unfair dismissal decision of the Fair Work Commission sets out the approach the Commission takes…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; the principles

When  a former employee wins an unfair dismissal case and the Fair Work Commission determines that reinstatement is inappropriate, the…

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Unfair dismissal and compensation in lieu of reinstatement

What follows is an extract from a recent unfair dismissal case in the Fair Work Commission which is an excellent…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; the legal principles

“When determining compensation for unfair dismissal, the Fair Work Commission applies what is called the “Sprigg formula”, one of the…

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What compensation unfair dismissal

This passage from a recent unfair dismissal case of the Fair Work Commission is an excellent summary of the legal…

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