Representation in unfair dismissal cases

In what I might call conventional unfair dismissal cases, it is almost impossible nowadays for a party to be represented…

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Representation in the Fair Work Commission

Here are some very interesting points about the circumstances in which litigants in proceedings in the Fair Work Commission may…

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Representation in the Fair Work Commission

Obtaining permission for professional representation in the Fair Work Commission is like tossing a coin. Although the law about the…

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Legal representation in unfair dismissal cases

The Fair Work Act essentially bans legal and other professional* representation in cases in the Fair Work Commission where an…

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Legal representation in unfair dismissal cases

Here is an extract from a decision of the Fair Work Commission which sets out the principles which apply to…

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Representation in unfair dismissal cases

The Fair Work Act assumes that a party to proceedings in the Fair Work Commission should not have the right…

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Representation in unfair dismissal cases

Representation in unfair dismissal cases in the Fair Work Commission (and also in the State tribunals which have retained unfair…

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Unfair dismissal; representation of parties

The Fair Work Commission, as appears from the following extract from a recent decision in an unfair dismissal case, is…

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Legal and professional representation in the Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Act deems that lawyers and paid agents are a pest to the Fair Work Commission (despite the…

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Professional representation in the Fair Work Commission

In Stephen Fitzgerald v Woolworths Limited [2017] FWCFB 2797 a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has held that in proceedings…

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