Fair Work coverage and national system employers

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has dismissed an unfair dismissal claim made by a Housing and Property Service Officer…

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Fair work cases; employee or contractor?

In the following extract from a decision of the Fair Work Commission, Deputy President Beaumont, who is based in Perth,…

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Unfair dismissal and redundancy

The Fair Act provides that it is a complete jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal claim if the termination of…

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Dismissals involving the general protections

Sec 365 of the Fair Work Act entitles a person to apply to the Fair Work Commission to deal with…

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Fair Work system; how it works

The Fair Work Act’s coverage The Fair Work Act essentially covers the workplace and industrial relations issues which arise from…

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Unfair dismissal; Fair Work Commission or State matter?

One of the most daunting tasks in the provision of employment law advice arises when advising a client, especially in…

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Fair Work Act and trading corporations

The Fair Work Act covers the employment of most Australian citizens. But there are exceptions. The reason that the Fair…

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Unfair dismissal; employee or contractor

This post contains an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission about the current tests to be…

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Unfair dismissal; who is protected?

An employee whose income exceeds the high income threshold (currently $142,000) is not protected under the Fair Work Act from…

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Stop bullying orders for the workplace; jurisdiction

The Fair Work Act covers national system employers and national system employees in the main. The Act does have some…

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