General protections breaches; compensation and penalties

Unlike unfair dismissal, a breach of the general protections of the Fair Work Act constitutes a contravention of the law,…

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How to calculate compensation for unfair dismissal

Today I am publishing an entire decision of the Fair Work Commission on the issue of calculating compensation for unfair…

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Damages for general protections’ breach

What follows is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia which deals with a…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal

What are the principles which the Fair Work Commission applies when assessing compensation for unfair dismissal. “In undertaking this task,…

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Compensation for contraventions of the Fair Work Act

The following post is devoted to the legal principles which apply when an Australian court with jurisdiction to do so,…

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General protections; reinstatement and compensation

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia ordering compensation for non-economic loss…

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General protections cases; compensation for non-economic loss

In a very rare decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission dealing with an appeal from a…

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General protections’ cases; discounts for contingencies

In a very rare appeal concerning compensation for a breach of the general protections, a Full Bench of the Fair…

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General protections’ cases; calculating economic loss

In a very rare decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission dealing with an appeal from a…

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General protections; compensation

In a very rare decision to award compensation  for a breach of the general protections, in this case adverse action…

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