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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Unfair dismissal not compensated by any relief

Yesterday I published a post about an unfair dismissal case in which the Fair Work Commission determined that an employer…

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How to calculate compensation for unfair dismissal

In assessing compensation for unfair dismissal, the Fair Work Commission consistently applies a formula known as Sprigg, named after a…

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Unfair dismissal cases; factors which affect the outcome

The unfair dismissal jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission operates on the basis that the evaluation of whether a dismissal…

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Unfair dismissal cases cannot deal with debts

The Fair Work Commission does not have the power, when determining an unfair dismissal case, to order an employer to…

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Calculating compensation for unfair dismissal

Here is a succinct and very recent statement of the methodology used by the Fair Work Commission to calculate compensation…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; what is the lost pay?

Where a dismissal is held to have been relevantly unfair due to deficiencies of process (for example it was procedurally…

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Remedies for unfair dismissal; continuity of service

When an employee wins an unfair dismissal case, the remedies which can be ordered by the Fair Work Commission are…

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