Unfair dismissal in Western Australia

Here is an extract from a Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case which sets out the jurisdictional boundaries of the…

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Unfair dismissal after resignation

The dismissal of an employee after he or she has resigned will, despite the notice of resignation having been tendered…

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Unfair dismissal; what is the effect of a demotion

When will a demotion legislated upon an employee by an employer, and without the employee’s consent, constitute a dismissal. Here…

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Unfair dismissal and compensation

Unfair dismissal; compensation principles There are times when the dismissal of an employee may be judged by the Fair Work…

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Unlawful dismissal; interim reinstatement orders

The following extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia deals with the principles which apply…

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Dismissing employees with long standing illness

It is a contravention of the general protections of the Fair Work Act for an employer covered by the Act…

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Discrimination at work; family or carer’s responsibilities

Discrimination at work on the basis of family or carer’s responsibilities   Under the Sex Discrimination Act family responsibilities are…

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Discrimination at work due to pregnancy

Discrimination at work due to pregnancy   Under the Sex Discrimination Act the prohibition against discrimination on the basis of…

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Discrimination at work due to religion

  Religious discrimination includes distinctions made on the basis of expression of religious beliefs or membership in a religious group….

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Discrimination at work due to political opinion

Discrimination at work due to political opinion or conviction   Political opinion includes membership of a political party; expressed political,…

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