Compensation for unfair and unlawful dismissal; contingencies

Here are two extracts from Fair Work Commission cases which deal with the legal issues of reducing compensation to account…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; how is it calculated?

How does the Fair Work Commission calculate compensation for unfair dismissal in a situation where an employee who has won…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; deductions

When calculating compensation for unfair dismissal, it is appropriate to deduct a sum equivalent to any severance payment which was…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal for casual employees

What follows is an extract from a recent Fair Work Commission case which deals with the issue of compensation for…

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Unfair dismissal; how to calculate compensation

Here is an extract from a very recent Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case which contains a classic assessment of…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal reduced to zero for conduct

In a recent and interesting unfair dismissal decision, the Fair Work Commission has decided that although a dismissal of a…

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Unfair dismissal, compensation principles

Compensation principles “In Brett Haigh v Bradken Resources Pty Ltd T/A Bradken 10 the Fair Work Commission said: [10] The frequently quoted case on…

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How to calculate compensation for unfair dismissal

What follows is an excellent extract from a recent unfair dismissal case decision which summarizes to methodology and factors which…

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Unfair dismissal compensation

When assessing compensation for unfair dismissal, the Fair Work Commission must factor in the matters which are dealt with in…

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Unfair dismissal compensation

Unlike the common law courts in Australia, which as a general rule may order damages for both economic and non-economic…

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