Procedural fairness in the workplace

Investigations conducted by employers which may lead to the dismissal of an employee must be conducted in a reasonable and…

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Unfair dismissal; process is everything; well almost

A dismissal may be found to be relevantly unfair by the Fair Work Commission if there is a meaningful defect…

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Unfair dismissal and procedural fairness

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission which highlights the importance of a finding…

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Unfair dismissal; honesty during employer investigation

In Butler v City of Wanneroo (2015) FWC 8 January 2015 the relevance of dishonesty by an employee during the…

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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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