Unfair dismissal and procedural fairness

Many people who contact me, employees and employers are aware of the obligation upon an employer when terminating the employment…

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Procedural fairness in unfair dismissal

Section 387 of the Fair Work Act sets out a number of matters which the Fair Work Commission “must take…

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Unfair dismissal; the critical importance of procedure

The importance of procedural fairness is at the heart of the extract forma recent decision of the Fair Work Commission…

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Unfair dismissal; procedural fairness

Unfair dismissal; procedural fairness Although it is a bedrock principle of employment law that a person who is protected from…

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Unfair dismissal and procedural fairness in practice

It is a matter of some notoriety in the Australian community that when an employer is considering dismissing an employee…

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Unfair dismissal and the right to defence

The right of an employee to respond to and defend allegations which might lead to the termination of the employee’s…

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Termination of employment; what are the steps required

Unfair dismissal and procedural fairness I am often advised by employee clients that he or she was dismissed in the…

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Unfair dismissal; procedural fairness

    There is no doubt that the Fair Work Commission is a legal jurisdiction about which it is difficult…

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Unfair dismissal because of defective process

Today I am publishing a post which is essentially a copy and paste of an extract from a very recent…

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Unfair dismissal; the opportunity to defend

Sec 387 of the Fair Work Act sets out some mandatory considerations which the Fair Work Commission must have regard…

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