Conciliations in the fair work system Part 2; jurisdictional issues

There is no obligation upon a party to an unfair dismissal or general protections case which is being managed in…

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General protections conciliation conferences

These are conducted by senior employees of the Fair Work Commission and are almost always conducted by telephone. Ordinarily 1.5…

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Unfair dismissal conciliation conferences

These are conducted by senior employees of the Fair Work Commission and are almost always conducted by telephone. Ordinarily 1.5…

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Recanting settlement agreements after conciliation conferences

Unfortunately, all too often parties in unfair dismissal cases (normally applicant employees) change their mind after they reach an agreement…

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The relevance of settlement offers to costs orders in the Fair Work Commission

In a recent case Perth Fair Work Commissioner Williams has put together a very useful (as usual) summary of the…

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